Angelica Mesiti likes to speak as an intellectual, the flag of Australia at the Venice Biennale 2019 requires, but enchants as a Circe contemporary. At the Biennale of Sharjah in 2013, she had taken advantage of the law implied in the united arab Emirates in order to heighten the liberating power of the item
In this superb biennale orchestrated by the Japanese Yoko Hasegawa, Angelica Mesiti had installed his installation of four video screens, Citizens Band , 2012. The scenes follow one another, replacing the word by the music or the game sound. Sings in the paris subway, the heartbreaking musician Mohamed Lamouri at the lost gaze of visually-impaired and the broken voice of the chants arabo-andalusian (first album out in early 2019, on an independent label, Almost Music). The women use water from the blue pools for a concert, bright and slamming.
The Palais de Tokyo reinstalls this gorgeous work in the framework of the exhibition, When to do that is to say, ( When Doing Is Saying ), which intends to “subvert the language, opening a new field, that of the theory of speech acts” (commissioner Daria de Beauvais). To find among his fellow-countryman, the gallery Allen (59, rue de Dunkerque, Ninth). And in Venice, the beginning of may!
Angelica mesiti: When to do it is to say
Palais de Tokyo 13 avenue du président Wilson, Sixteenth arrondissement of Paris.
Hours: from 12h to 24h, all days except Tuesday
until , may 12.
Catalog: to be published, bilingual (Palais de Tokyo).