Exhibition: Pierre Guyotat—Figures and Other Voices

Dresdener Str. 118, 10999 Berlin

Opening: November 1, 7 p.m.
Readings and conversation: November 2, 7 p.m.

Pierre Guyotat has been revolutionizing the imagination and language with his writing for over five decades. It is essentially figures and voices that make this unique work into a linguistic body and a body language.

The exhibition Pierre Guyotat—Figures and Other Voices relates the texts of this most radical of authors in the French language to two forms of expression that have been constitutive for him since his youth: drawing and vocal performance. The presentation traces an arc from Guyotat’s earliest drawings to his current practice, with sound recordings giving access to a unique art between musicality and violence, sexuality and language.

We look forward to seeing you at the opening with Pierre Guyotat on Thursday November 1. On Friday November 2 we will deepen our exploration of Guyotat’s work with short readings in three languages and in a conversation between the author and Maximilian Gilleßen.

02–29 November 2018, Wed.–Fri. 2–6 p.m., Sat. 12 a.m.–4 p.m.

The opening is generously supported by the Institut français Deutschland

The exhibition is a part of Pluralizing the Singular

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