Amuleto – Roberto Bolaño @ Galerie Jérôme Pauchant, Paris

« It’s all in the nerves. The nerves that tense and relax as you approach the edges of companionship and love. The razor-sharp edges of companionship and love. »[1] Amuleto, Roberto Bolaño, 1999 Free from the object-picture idea, the tools of painting are used to only keep the “sidelines”. The marks created by the work…

Terencio Gonzalez @ Galerie Jérôme Pauchant, Paris

Chroniques d’un été «Are you happy?» During the summer of 1960, Edgar Morin and Jean Rouch make the film Chronique d’un été (Chronicle of a Summer), in which they ask this question to passers-by, family members… An unprecedented statement of France in the 60’s but also a work in progress about happiness, the frivolity of…

Cécile Bart @ Galerie Valentin, Paris

Blind Paintings From May 18th to July 1st, Cécile Bart is presenting several new works in the project room at Valentin gallery in Paris; two screens/collages, one opaque and one mixed. The opaque paintings/screens are created by superimposing two spalter brushstrokes, the first a light colour, the second a dark colour, without any wiping to…

Kate Steciw @ GALERIE CHRISTOPHE GAILLARD, Paris

Since the late 2000s, Kate Steciw’s reconsideration of the materiality, mutability, and temporality of image culture – the terms of which are set beyond the confines of art – has been at the forefront of radical creative practice. Her sculptural encounters with the photographic embody the subjective possibilities of our contemporary image environment at large…

George Henry Longly @ Valentin, Paris

George Henry Longly’s new exhibition at Valentin, The Smile of a Snake, takes its name from a language tutorial emphasising the pronunciation of the letter “s”. A phonetic exercise forlearning English as a foreign language it also highlights problems withthe physical materialisation of language. A lisp also known as sigmatism, is a speech impediment in…