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Artesur, Collective Fictions

Palais de Tokyo, Paris
21.06 – 09.09 / 2013

Artesur, Collective Fictions takes shape through a collaborative process of writing and curating. Informed directly by The Floating Admiral – a collaborative detective novel, Artesur, Collective Fictions uses the model of the exquisite corpse as an access entry to, a rich on-line archive dedicated to the presentation and dissemination of contemporary art from Latin America.

For this project, Albertine de Galbert invited Isabelle Le Normand -curator and director of the Visual Arts department of Mains d’Œuvres, a pluridisciplinary space based in Saint-Ouen, France- to form a team with three other curators, living in different countries and with no previous knowledge of the artistic scene of this region. Curators Anca Rujoiu (Romania), Andrew Berardini (U.S.A) and Jesse McKee (Canada) were invited to browse through the archive and explore the works of more than 250 artists from all regions in Latin America to work alternately: each curator selects a work and produces a text following the previous person’s contribution. Albertine de Galbert will chose the work constituting the starting point of the

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The process will lead gradually to the constitution of a 20-piece exhibition through a writing marathon that will take place between February and April of 2013.

Artesur, Collective Fictions is a result of this collaborative process in which meaning is created through a subjective dialogue and relation between the works. Shaped by the restrictions of the website and a mediated access to work, the exhibition plays out the specificities of on-line resources raising questions of access and distribution and new curatorial methodologies in a globalized context.

Iván Argote, Ricardo Brey, Eugenia Calvo, Leyla Cárdenas, Ana Gallardo, Juan Fernando Herrán, Juliana Iriart, Daniel Jacoby, Tamara Kuselman, Flávia Metzler, Estefanía Peñafiel, Manuela Ribadeneira, Matheus Rocha Pitta, Juan Manuel Rodríguez Arnábal, Guillermo E. Rodríguez Rivera, Cintia Clara Romero, Sofía Ruiz, Maya Watanabe.

Practical informations
Palais de Tokyo
13, avenue du Président Wilson,
75 116 Paris
Level1 – Galerie Wilson

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