• MAR 01 to MAR 15
    Solo Exhibition
    ‘Souvenirs Volés’ by Carmen Arrabal

    Category

    • Solo Exhibition
    • Contemporary

    Dates and Opening hours

    MAR 01 to MAR 15, 2013

    Vernissage: Opening: Friday 1 March at 8pm

    Event Location

    ESDIP Berlin

    Grünberger Straße 48 (in the Grünberger Höfe 48-44) Friedrichshain
    Berlin
    Germany

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    Artists

    • Carmen Arrabal

    Information

    “Souvenirs volés” (Stolen memories) is built from anonymous images appropriated by the artist to create an artificial, borrowed memory.

    Most of the photographs were recovered in Berlin. There are hundreds of photographs from family albums, carefully selected by the artist. The process isn’t archival. It is rather a display of moments from life, private and mundane moments that take us back to other time, reflecting on own questions about memory and death.

    Carmen Arrabal manipulates photographs by replacing the original faces with those of modern-day figures, all while keeping the original scene intact.

     

    Poem accompanying the installation : Yoann Kaplan
    Wall effects: Simon Cuo

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