Activation of the work "La Structure de Correction. Table des débats"
For 30 years, the Centre d'art Le LAIT (Tarn) has been dedicated to contemporary art and its transmission: art production, exhibitions, documentary films, publications, conferences, symposiums, workshops and residences. On 11 October 2012, in partnership with Le Printemps de Septembre—à Toulouse, Jackie-Ruth Meyer (director) and Niek van de Steeg assembled artists Valérie Jouve, Malachi Farrell and Eric Madeleine, as well as Gilles Coudert (filmmaker) and Olivier Michelon (director of Les Abattoirs, Toulouse) to discuss the notion of commitment. The film presents excerpts from these discussions.read
Thursday 11 October 2012, in partnership with Le Printemps de Septembre—in Toulouse, Jackie-Ruth Meyer (director of Centre d’art Le Lait, Laboratoire Artistique International du Tarn) et Niek van de Steeg get together artists Valérie Jouve, Malachi Farrell, Eric Madeleine, and Gilles Coudert (author, director, producer and indepedent curator) and Olivier Michelon (director of Museum Les Abattoirs, Toulouse) at the Centre d’art Le LAIT, in Albi, to talk in public about the notion of commitment. The video presents excerpts of this debate.
ORGANIZING UN COUP DE DÉS
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For the summer edition of uncoupdedés.net magazine, I have let myself be inspired by Mallarme´s dice play to shift away from a regular textual introduction. In favor of the actual produced material and the heterogonous spirit I found in the magazine, I limited myself to use what is already existing – titles and content – to produce a minimal intervention: , and lies listen to,, at the, she said, as a for of, while he said ? . a , . The economy of words deploys a visual and musical dimension of the assemblage, flames the collective effort, fulfills magical strategies, provokes memorization or, perhaps, simply incorporates the fundamental action given by this invitation: ORGANIZING UN COUP DE DÉS.
Bolstered by its success and visibility, uncoupdedés.net is restarting and subjecting existing content to new voices. In 2014 and 2015, several personalities from outside France will be asked to become our editorial writers for one season. Their task will be to place the contents of the whole magazine in perspective, presenting them differently through the prism of their subjectivity and their own work contexts. Catalina Lozano (Colombia), Zasha Colah (India), Moe Satt (Myanmar) and Manuela Moscoso (Brazil): each guest editor will reformulate the actions of the centres d’art, various aspects of which they will have been able to perceive through the magazine. Each editor-in-chief will “roll off” a cross-cutting text, presenting an original re-examination of the resolutely fluid geography of the centres d’art. uncoupdedés.net repeats the challenge from the poet Mallarmé, resurrected in the cinematographic art of Jean-Marie Straub and Danièle Huillet (Every Revolution is a Roll of the Dice, 1977). The guest editors, coming from a variety of disciplines, will widen the circle of expression even more. Choral and fragmentary, uncoupdedés.net takes just as much after puzzles as it does after memories, and naturally calls for cut-outs of every kind…
(Sao Paulo, Brazil)
Manuela Moscoso is a Brazil-based curator. Recently she has curated 12 Bienal de Cuenca, Ecuador; Yael Davis in the Museo de Arte do Rio Brazil; Fisicisimos, Universidad Torcuato di Tella,The Queens Biennale in the Queens Museum New York; or Before Everything in CA2M (Madrid). Together with Sarah Demeuse is Rivet, a curatorial office investigating notions of deployment, circulation, exercise, and resonance. Their research has materialized in projects in Spain, Norway, Lebanon and the US. Manuela Moscoso holds an MA from Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College.