15 years B. Genée and A. Le Borgne, artists, design and carry out joint projects. They create links with different backgrounds and worlds apparently distant from the world of art (circus people, farmers, industrial, military, civil and religious of the Vatican, political ). They develop a parallel reflection on the use of documents directly related to human activities. If collection is not scientific, yet it is organized and carried out by selected corpus, comparing traces to articulate to lead to unexpected performances.
"This artist’s book Archifolia, documents, reports a research that we have developed the Departmental Archives of the North from 2009 to 2012. After the exhibition in 2011 at the Departmental Archives of the North in Lille, the image editing Photographic puts the reader at the center of this heritage institution, in a topography of these places can move. the double indexing and archival photographic prepared with the assistance of professionals Archive North extends research and allows the recognition of content developed in the book. It is in the mode of ambulation in chiaroscuro that we have chosen to lead the reader to the heart of these places. "
Coproducer
Archives départementales du Nord
Released
05/07/2012
Collection
Hors Collection
Format
125 x 175
Relié couverture cartonnée
140 photos duotone
222 pages
ISBN : 978-2-35046-252-3
Bernadette Genée and Alain Le Borgne born in 1949 and 1947, living in Concarneau. Since 1993, these two artists interact regularly to design and implement numerous projects, publications and exhibitions. The challenge of their work is based on the implementation of exchanges between the field of art and business areas and skills that are a priori foreigners (the circus world, the textile industry, the crafts, museum ). In 1998, they initiate a project called Art makes it abound? with the assistance of Legionnaires and St. Cyr. In 2000, they reconfigure the attachment of the Memorial Museum of SaintCyr Coetquidan with the help of the curator and the museum team. Using cash reserves, new arrangements of objects are created baptized Lives silent. They also introduce the new collection of elements whose implementation has been entrusted to the master tailors and bootmakers attached to the body of the army. And a set of military uniforms small, faithful replicas of those usually made​​, take place in the museum. Trips in the transfer of powers, Alain Le Borgne and Bernadette are Genée sneak military corps in the world of art. Quarter, they discuss the second phase of this project by moving some collections Coetquidan in the art center. Objects, photographs, installations, videos and other curiosities made ​​with the army or with other world take place in the exhibit on the "improbable events" that "transforms the signs in new figures" *.
Bernadette Genée and Alain Le Borgne born in 1949 and 1947, living in Concarneau. Since 1993, these two artists interact regularly to design and implement numerous projects, publications and exhibitions. The challenge of their work is based on the implementation of exchanges between the field of art and business areas and skills that are a priori foreigners (the circus world, the textile industry, the crafts, museum ). In 1998, they initiate a project called Art makes it abound? with the assistance of Legionnaires and St. Cyr. In 2000, they reconfigure the attachment of the Memorial Museum of SaintCyr Coetquidan with the help of the curator and the museum team. Using cash reserves, new arrangements of objects are created baptized Lives silent. They also introduce the new collection of elements whose implementation has been entrusted to the master tailors and bootmakers attached to the body of the army. And a set of military uniforms small, faithful replicas of those usually made​​, take place in the museum. Trips in the transfer of powers, Alain Le Borgne and Bernadette are Genée sneak military corps in the world of art. Quarter, they discuss the second phase of this project by moving some collections Coetquidan in the art center. Objects, photographs, installations, videos and other curiosities made ​​with the army or with other world take place in the exhibit on the "improbable events" that "transforms the signs in new figures" *.