When the Guests Are Not Looking

Ibghy, Richard; Lemmens, Marilou. When the Guests Are Not Looking. Durham-Sud, Qc: Horse and Sparrow Editions, 2016.

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Abstract (English)

"When the Guests Are Not Looking is an extended project consisting of a publication and a series of performances centered on the title character of Denis Diderot’s dialogue Rameau’s Nephew (1762-1777). In the character of the nephew, Diderot presents a hero of indiscipline, a buffoon and an idler, a subject who operates in the margins of the Enlightenment, a period that is at the root of our contemporary obsession with work and productivity. For the project, a performer will rehearse ephemeral and often invisible actions in and around exhibition spaces outside of the galleries’ opening hours. The actions will be primarily accessible through a publication distributed in the exhibition spaces, which include drawings as well as written descriptions of the actions conducted as part of the project." -- Artist's website.

Types: Artists' publications > Artists' books ; Exhibition ephemera
All Contributors: Ibghy, Richard (Author); Lemmens, Marilou (Author)
Dossier: 410 - IBGHY, RICHARD & MARILOU LEMMENS (Collectif)
Collation: 24 p. : ill. ; 14 x 21 cm
ISBN: 9780988117013
Language of Publication: English
Publishers: Durham-Sud, Qc: Horse and Sparrow Editions
Artists: Ibghy, Richard; Lemmens, Marilou
Copyright Statement: Richard Ibghy and Marilou Lemmens
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Deposited by: Contractuel Artexte
Date Deposited: 17 Sep 2016 19:29
Last Modified: 17 Sep 2016 19:32
URI: http://e-artexte.ca/id/eprint/27712
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