Rosa Brux avec les Archives contestataires — Essayer encore, rater encore, rater mieux


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Rosa Brux avec les Archives contestataires
Essayer encore, rater encore, rater mieux

Past: April 21 → June 3, 2018

Rosa brux centrec culturel suisse 1 1 grid Essayer encore, rater encore, rater mieux — Centre culturel suisse Le centre culturel suisse présente du 21 avril au 03 juin une exposition collective militante qui déploie une réflexion en acte aut... 1 - Pas mal Critique

The political and social changes that occurred in Switzerland from 1968 onwards are seen as essential landmarks for understanding the evolution of art as well as art’s links with counter-culture. Associating activist archives and artistic practises, the exhibition is an opportunity to examine the links between art and activism.

“To face up to the inertia and conformism of institutions in which they did not recognize themselves, different independent movements organized initiatives in Geneva to build and experiment with new forms of struggles and alternatives. In the 1960’s until the end of the 1980’s a plethora of actions were initiated—in an often tense context between the authorities on the one hand and the art and activist scenes on the other. […] Within the framework of the exhibition, Rosa Brux and Archives contestataires join forces to lay out the complex relationships linking militant-actions-produced documents and artistic-processes-resulting pieces. The exhibition thus looks to prolong the prospects of transversality that were initiated by the “years 1968” movements. […] As for them, iconographical and documentary sources presented at the CCS unearth some repressed, neglected or simply forgotten aspects of protest history. […] Inspired by a famous quote by Samuel Beckett, the exhibition’s title indicates a will to break up with the failure and success categories that are too often at play when it comes to evaluating protest movements. The title also pays tribute to the vagaries of activism as well as to everyday micro-resistances, which are sometimes overshadowed by greater collective actions.”

Rosa Brux and Archives contestataires

  • Opening Friday, April 20, 2018 6 PM → 9 PM
03 Le Marais Zoom in 03 Le Marais Zoom out

32-38, rue des Francs-Bourgeois

75003 Paris

T. 01 42 71 44 50

Hôtel de Ville
Saint-Sébastien – Froissart

Opening hours

Every day except Monday, 1 PM – 7 PM
Librairie lu-ve 10h-18h / sa-di 13h-19h

Admission fee

Free entrance

The artists

  • Thomas Hirschhorn
  • Carole Roussopoulos
  • Messageries Associées
  • Studios Lolos
  • Wages For Wages Against
  • A26 N
  • Galerie Gaëtan
  • Diane Spodarek
  • Galerie Aurora
  • Tréteaux Libres
And 8 others…