Swiss Season | Swiss Time Project _ 13/14

Didier Rittener_exhibition at villa du parc from 5/07 to 21/09/14


05.07.2014 to 21.09.2014
The Villa du Parc Contemporary Art Center has begun a seasonal collaboration through several exhibitions and types of support with the Swiss artist Didier Rittener. The aim is to render the public on a number of occasions both witness to and viewer of an approach and a dynamic of work in progress.
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"le syndrome de bonnard", exhibition view, villa du parc, 2014

LE SYNDROME DE BONNARD [The Bonnard Syndrome]

05.04.2014 to 31.05.2014
It is said that the painter Pierre Bonnard (1867-1947) tried to surreptitiously rework certain details in his pictures several times late in his life. He was even stopped by a guard at the Musée du Luxembourg as he was touching up a tiny tree leaf in one of his early paintings. a choice from the collections of Mamco (Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art), Geneva
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LA REPUBLIQUE, medio tutissimus ibis

18.01.2014 to 22.03.2014
LA REPUBLIQUE comes to Villa du Parc as a fictional perverted utopian project, a totalitarian space entirely devoted to the cult of wishy-washy consensus, individualism and the dilution of identity. Beyond the social-democratic dream of the extreme middle ground, a new form of coercion and authoritarianism is in the offing, one that is more pernicious than all of those that have gone before it.
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At Set Times, Not a Minute to Lose

11.10.2013 to 30.01.2014
To start off the Villa du Parc’s Swiss season, « À heures fixes, pas une minute à perdre » (At Set Times, Not a Minute to Lose) plays the identity card, so to speak, the Swiss sense of identity that is, taking for a model one of the jewels of the Confederation, Swiss watchmaking, the inspiration for an exhibition at several different speeds.
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"Two for Tea" Season_12/13

Bye Bye Ducks and Drakes ! [Ricochets]

20.07.2013 to 28.09.2013
The “Two for Tea” season devoted to various forms of artistic collaboration will close with a summer show that extends and enriches the experiments that were at work in the earlier shows of the series. Indeed, a good many ricochets are to be expected. Echoes between works, references harking back to subjectively chosen historical sources, reminiscences of past displays—such elements form independent presentations at the Villa.
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la dix-huitième place [the eighteenth place]

17.05.2013 to 13.07.2013
The Villa du Parc is pleased to present a joint exhibition featuring the work of two artists, Estefanía Peñafiel Loaiza, a native of Quito in Ecuador, and Thu Van Tran, from Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam.
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Terrible Two

01.03.2013 to 04.05.2013
Part of the Villa du Parc’s “Two for Tea” program, the show “Terrible Two” explores artistic collaboration through the lens of the artist duo. At the start, there is a connection, fraternal, friendly, amorous, or intellectual, which takes shape in the creation of a two-headed work whose unity paradoxically sits well with the duality of the signature.
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Sir Thomas Trope

23.11.2012 to 16.02.2013
Aurélien Mole and Julien Tiberi have distinct backgrounds and work with quite different supports, yet the two artists like to weave their practices together in one-off projects that allow them to...
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Insufficient data for meaningful answer

15.09.2012 to 10.11.2012
The last question was asked for the first time, half in jest, on May 21, 2061, at a time when humanity first stepped into the light. […] “Will mankind one day without the net expenditure of energy be...
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