— 2018.06.26

SUD2017, “La Place de l’Humain”

  Le SUD 5-10 décembre 2017 Festival d’art public Salon Urbain de Douala, Le Salon Urbain de Douala, SUD, est un festival triennal d’art public, offert à la ville de Douala par l’association doual’art. Le SUD s’inscrit dans une réflexion sur la place et le rôle de l’art comme révélateur d’histoire(s) mais aussi créateur de […]

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— 2018.02.15

frac caen

In this text, I have chosen to speak about the following artists works in the Frac Basse-Normandie collection: Martha Rosler, Dennis Adams, Melvin Charney, Leo Fabrizio, George Dupin, Sophie Ristelhueber, Renaud Auguste-Dormeuil, Bruno Serralongue, Philippe Durand, Jean-Luc Verna. “Catalogue de la Collection du Frac Normandie Caen, 2002/2014“, Editions Dilecta, 2018; Isbn: 978 2373 720518

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— 2018.02.12

Public Art in Africa doula’art

“The intervention of the doual’art association in public space is in response to a vow, unwritten but sealed in stone, between Didier Schaub and Marilyn Douala Manga Bell: never to renounce the utopias that appeared in the wake of the post’68 movements. Chiefly, the humanist idea of political generosity participates in the emancipation of people […]

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— 2015.08.30

The sea in the Midst of the Lands // Mare Medi Terraneum

The Mediterranean, etymologically speaking the “mare midi terra”, or “the sea in the midst of the lands”1“La Mer au Milieu des Terres”, original title in French., is presented as an apparently closed basin, which actually opens up to the west via the strait of Gibraltar. A space that has always been at a cross- roads […]

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— 2015.07.30

INTERVIEW WITH JANANNE AL ANI

This interview was first published in French in Multitudes n°59, titled “Décoloniser la laïcité”. This number has been enirely beeing conceived and edited by Jananne Al-Ani under the supervision of Gaétane Lamarche-Vadel. 1/ Disappearance of the body CBF– You seem to be very much interested in the notion of the disappearance of the body, and […]

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— 2015.06.07

Did Someone Say European Cultural Responsability?

The text to be published at the occasion of the exhibition “Prophetia”, Fundacion Miro., Barcelona, Opening, March 12th. – June 7th. 2015 I remember my visit to the Seville World Fair in ’92. Ever since, I have felt a pressing need to distance myself when I hear references to the notion of so-called “cultural” events, […]

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