Installation view, Geert Goiris, In tongues, 2021, “Periphery”, Kunsthal Extra City, Antwerp/BE. Photo: Geert Goiris

Geert Goiris, In tongues, 2021, video – full HD – 12 min

Periphery, Kunsthal Extra City, Antwerp/BE, until May 8, 2022

Kunsthal Extra City
Provinciestraat 112 (bezoek)
Ploegstraat 25 (kantoor)
2018 Antwerpen/BE

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Caroline Achaintre, AstraY, 2014, hand-tufted wool, 280 × 222 × 25 cm. Collection Tate Britain

Caroline Achaintre, AstraY, 2014  
60 years
the work of British women artists from 1960s to the present day
on view until the 19th of September

Tate Britain 
London SW1P 4RG | UK

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Michel Blazy, Le Mur qui boit du vin, 2014. Glass, wine, plasterboard, bottles. Variable dimensions. Courtesy of Fondation d’Entreprise Hermes, PARIS © Nacàsa & Partners

In extenso has the pleasure to present “On loop”, an exhibition by the artists Michel Blazy (Monaco, 1966) and Enzo Mianes (Toulouse, 1988). Proposing a multidisciplinary artistic intervention that spreads out in several places in the city centre of Clermont-Ferrand, the artists seek to make the public aware of the survival of ecosystems, the link between life and death, the dichotomy between nature and culture.

Exhibition until July 15, 2021

In extenso
12 Rue de la Coifferie
63000 Clermont-Ferrand/FR

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Installation view from The Imaginary Sea at the Fondation Carmignac in Porquerolles, France, from May 20th to October 17th, 2021. Curator: Chris Sharp. Photo © Marc Domage

Hubert Duprat, Corail Costa Brava, 1994-2021
red Mediterranean coral, bread, glue, 20 x 22 x 24 cm (7 7/8 x 8 5/8 x 9 1/2 in.)

Featured in the exhibition “The imaginary Sea” May 20 – Oct 17, 2021.
Curated by Chris Sharp.

Villa Carmignac
Ile de Porquerolles
La Courtade
83400 Hyères/FR

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Installation view Children Power, Le Plateau – Frac Ile‑de‑France, 2021 Photo © Martin Argyroglo

Michel Blazy, Ulla von Brandenburg and Richard Fauguet are represented at the Frac Ile-de-France – Le Plateau, in the exhibition “Children Power” until December 18. This three-part exhibition project around the theme of childhood is “forbidden to anyone over 18” (unless accompanied by a minor). The works are created for children and teenagers, whose place and importance is reaffirmed in a new way.

Frac Ile-de-France – Le Plateau
22 rue des Alouettes
75019 Paris

Corentin Grossmann, Yoga 1 et 2, ceramic, engobe, 25 5/8 x 17 3/4 x 11 in. and 24 3/4 17 3/8 x 11 in.

Yoga 1 and 2 is as a couple of small sculptures performing a yoga posture (asana) opening the rib cage towards the sky. Various possibilities of staging are added to the improbable meeting of yoga and pre-Columbian arts offered by the small colored shorts (removable “yoga pants”). These “statuettes” are characteristic of Grossmann’s taste for inaccuracy that allows him to bypass categories.

“If categories are essential to language and communication, I am constantly trying to dissolve them in my work. The paradox is that I need to refer to archetypes in order to disrupt them. I conceive the work as a tension. I never document myself or make preparatory sketches. Everything happens at the moment of réalisation with the accidents and wanderings that this induces…”

“What I have seen, understood or misunderstood, retained and forgotten is at stake when I create. By experimenting with these mechanisms of memory and intuition, I discover new forms or find others.” – Corentin Grossmann

These statuettes address, not without humor, the issue of nudity and the representation of genitalia in statuary. Here clearly detailed, the penis and vulva contrast with the anatomical approximation of the bodies. The possibility of hiding the sexes by means of small yoga pants, reinforces the paradox and introduces the crucial question of modesty, like an ultimate hesitation between the opening and the abandonment which the yogic posture evokes and the recall of often constraining societal standards.

Installation view, Caroline Achaintre, permanente, Capc Musée d’art contemporain de Bordeaux, 2020. Photo: Arthur Péquin

Entitled Permanente, the exhibition at CAPC is the final stage of a travelling project conceived in cooperation with Belvedere 21, Vienna; MO.CO. Panacée, Montpellier; and Fondazione Giuliani, Rome.

Curator: Alice Motard

CAPC Museum of Contemporary Art of Bordeaux
7 Rue Ferrere
33000 Bordeaux

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