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‘Expat-Art Centre / EA C’ is a nomadic exhibition that takes place when the galleries of an art institution, i.e. a museum or an art centre are closed. It takes place in the time that follows the closure of an exhibition leading to the installation of the following one, or during those moments of inaction dictated by financial circumstances, refurbishment or other reasons.
‘EA C’ bears all the constitutive parameters that define an exhibition, yet altering only one when in switching the context of space to non space. This curatorial model simultaneously becomes both an exhibition in a moment of time and an exhibition of a moment of time, situated in the in-between; the in-between of times, of spaces as well as the in-between of exhibitions and venues. ‘EA C’ is both the negative of the exhibition calendars and schedules as well as the exponential accumulation of previously unused time.
‘EA C’ features a series of context-specific artworks by Brian Eno; Pierre Huyghe (represented France at the 2001 Venice Biennalle); Ben Kinmont (exhibited in Documenta XI, Kassel); Claude Leveque (permanent installation at PS1, New York); Didier Marcel; Olivier Mosset; Shimabuku (Utopia Station, 2003 Venice Biennale); Dan Walsh and Ian Wilson.
Encompassing elements of painting, sculpture, installation and human intervention, ‘EA C’ will be integrated throughout various locations within the Contemporary Art Centre.