Category Archives: SITE-SPECIFIC ACTIONS

Land paintings (2013-2016)

… leaving it on the ground as an intrusive element, photographing.

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Aux professeurs et anciens élèves… (2014)

Un alignement de 105 stèles en médium de bois pour rappeler les 209 enseignants et élèves du lycée Daudet morts à la première guerre mondiale, un tag qui le parcourt et qui n’est lisible qu’en se déplaçant de part et d’autre de l’installation, des rails métalliques dont les sections coupent les déplacements à l’intérieur de […]

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Les Justes du Gard (2014)

… posant ainsi la question d’une “banalité du bien” qui défie toute considération quant au risque personnel, à l’idéologie, à la position sociale.

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Mémoire de l’immigration (2013)

Collège de Manduel, Gard, May-June 2013

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From Castro (2012)

A sound piece by Philippe Poirier, collaboration S. Puglia

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La preoccupazione del padre di famiglia (1999-2008)

Esslingen 2000, Rome 2003, Malborghetto 2004, Acicastello 2007, Burning Man 2008, Daegu 2008…

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The Postcard (2006-2009)

Saint-Ouen 2006, Terni 2006, Seoul 2009

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Promemoria (Taggia 2005)

Una mostra “performativa”? Ciò che la mostra di Taggia sul patrimonio culturale e i rischi sismici si propone è costituire un esempio di “memoria performativa”. E’ la proposta di una testimonianza fondata sì sull’indagine storica, sulla ricostruzione per quanto possibile accurata dei fatti avvenuti, ma che non è solo conservazione di conoscenze acquisite: è trasformazione […]

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Glances across Europe (2003-2005)

In one of his most compelling books, Le 20 janvier (Paris, Christian Bourgois, 1980), the French writer, art critic and poet Jean-Christophe Bailly tells how, during a stay in Berlin, years before the fall of the Wall, he visited the Ägyptisches Museum in Charlottenburg on the west side of the city, where he admired Nefertiti’s celebrated bust.

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Filmini (Rome 2004)

An installation, a video screening, a shadow projection.

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Museum d’histoire industrielle (Sainte-Marie-aux-Mines 2001)

At the beginning of the twentieth Century a Society of Industrials was a place for the organisation of the production and the control of the working class, but it was also a kind of club for wealthy and enlightened individuals who, before their death, would bequeath their mineralogical, botanical, naturalistic or archaeological collections. In an […]

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The Conqueror Worm (Parma, 2001)

Teatro Due in Parma wrapped with theatrical texts.

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Personal Monuments (Copenhagen 2000)

According to the 1954 Hague Convention and its passages concerning the protection of cultural monuments in the circumstances of armed conflicts…

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The Parachute (Maastricht 2000)

Construction of a parachute I Assembly manual Take a second hand parachute, either green or white, measuring eleven meters in diameter. Hang it between trees in a park or between walls in a courtyard or even in a public square. Apply rings to the junctions of the fabric and stretch nylon threads between such rings […]

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Laralia (Dale 1999)

This work is entitled Laralia. The dictionary tells us that, in ancient Roman times, the Lares were the ancestors’ spirits, whose images, made out of painted wood or cast wax, were collected and worshipped in a specially designated part of the mansion called the Laralia. These pictures were periodically displayed in processions, and then set […]

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