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Edited by the CEC!
Focus: Mélanie Matranga
Mélanie Matranga’s artistic approach is crossed by stories that infiltrate a production of objects, installations, films, and even pieces of furniture and reconstructions of interiors that are loaded with signifying signs, texts and images: drawings, photographs, prints, projections. These combined elements propose “situations” that interrogate intimacy and seem to be filled with sensations and residual feelings, receptacles where real life experience and imagination, the document and the scenario meet. (more…)
ALPHABET EDITIONS is an alphabetical display of the CEC’s editions (1989-2014), a possibility to see again everything or to purchase a book, a print or a multiple during this “winter sale”. WINTER SALE is neither a sale nor an auction or a sale, but simply the presentation of the still available editions, a new display, a Christmas market and above all a support for the CEC. (more…)
Pierre Bismuth, François Curlet, Fabrice Gygi, Karl Holmqvist, Angela Marzullo, Mai-Thu Perret, Benjamin Valenza, Jeffrey Vallance et Erik van Lieshout
François Curlet, Jérôme Leuba, Anne-Julie Raccoursier et Markus Schinwald
Presentation of recent editions of the CEC, in particular those realized as gifts for the 2006 and 2007 members of the association of the Centre d’édition contemporaine: François Curlet, PUB-UP (mini portfolio of five facsimile), 2007 and Jérôme Leuba, battlefield#39 (colour poster), 2007
John M Armleder, Marcel Broodthaers, François Curlet, Trisha Donnelly and Pierre Vadi
« Fiction can help to fin both the truth and what if hides. »
The Missing Evidence is an exhibition aiming to explore strategies of mystification towards which tend certain artists, playing of their status of creators. It takes to witness the emblematic figure of Bas Jan Ader (1942-1975). The artist, mysteriously gone missing at sea at age of 33, during his performance-trip entitled In the Search of the Miraculous.
This conceptual Dutch artist, whom art was a voyage just as real as metaphorical, chose to cross the Atlantic alone on a sailboat from the United States. Upon his arrival, an exhibition was planned at the Groninger Museum (Holland) to present works realized during his voyage. (more…)
Philippe Decrauzat, Trois films photographiés – A Change of Speed, a Change of Style, a Change of Scene – After Birds – Screen O Scope
Discussion around the book with Philippe Decrauzat and Véronique Bacchetta, director of the CEC
and presentation of a selection of editions of the Centre d’édition contemporaine, with the artists’ books of Sigurdur Arni Sigurdsson, Thomas Hirschhorn, Elke Krystufek, Monica Bonvicini, Jakob Kolding, Roman Ondák, Mads Ranch Kornum, Céline Duval, Katie Holten, Josef Strau, Christophe Rey, Erik van Lieshout; the catalogues Marcel Broodthaers, l’oeuvre graphique, essais; L’Effet papillon 1989-2007; Sgrafo vs Fat Lava and the multiples of François Curlet and of Pierre Bismuth (more…)