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2020

Ritual of Hopscotch is a protocol of online collective and domestic ritual that experiments with the notion of esoteric-geography – the apprehension of geography as a two-dimensional space: both virtual and esoteric. From the GPS trace of their travels the artist duo creates a sigil (cabalistic seal and magical signature); the sigilic path is transferred […]

2020

External Promises is a simultaneous urban and astral visit through different cities. External Promises — Fortune guide for disaffected places addresses the issue of disaffectec space, as a way of rethinking intimate space (assigned space, sacred space or conquered space) from a post-confinement perspective by applying it to the affective and political relationship to public space. What […]

2020

“Private is political“ is an online dispositive of conversation between women artists and researchers. Using chating or browsing apps, women invited meet virtually to exchange visual references about domestic art as work condition and about the presence of women in public sphere regarding intimacy and spirituality. This gathering is readable from both physical and digital […]

2020

Of Stones and Days is an intervention in an elementary school in Bischwiller taking the form of a workshop. During a week-long meeting, children from two classes of CM1 and CM2 are invited to understand the space of the playground through the notion of psychogeography, and to experience its geological dimension. Equipped with pencils and invented cartography, the children walk around this space, excavate and analyze it with the accompaniment of artist Cynthia Montier.

The last stage of the workshop is an introduction to the editing and production of fanzines that transcribe the work done collectively and its journey.

2020

Ritual of hopscotch – esotericogeographical attempt is a ritual initiated by Cynthia Montier & Ophelie Naessens, and activated from November 30 to December 01 on the occasion of the Rituals season of the Magasin des Horizons in Grenoble during autumn 2019.

2019

S.F.B. kit est un ensemble d’auto-éditions, entre le fanzine vernaculaire et le multiple d’artiste, co-réalisé avec les ouvriers d’un chantier Strasbourgeois, dont la société de construction est maintenant fermée. Ce corpus éditorial restitue une résidence de travail clandestine et généreuse sur le chantier en question, mise en place grâce à la complicité des ouvriers.

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2018

Mise en Pli is the result of a residency initiated clandestinely with the maintenance staff of the Hotel Chicoutimi in Winter 2017: Corps et Manies, domestiquer la tache. This document is a video performance that transcribes the household scores of a comfort attendant working in the rooms of the Hotel, in real time thanks to a Gopro camera. The video document is then broadcast simultaneously on the hotel’s television sets, a vernissage is organized and a booklet is produced for the occasion.