Tales from the Library


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Exhibition, October 2016, in the Bois Fleuri Cultural Centre, Lormont, France.

For a decade, the Château du Bois Fleuri – an old public library – has stood empty: waiting for ‘a saviour’. For the moment, it is fenced off and not open to the public.
Sophie Poirier and I were invited by the Bois Fleuri Cultural Centre to explore the site. We put forward an idea for an artistic installation, Tales from the Library, which would combine our experiences.

Day and night photographic and video
July 2016, Château du Bois-Fleuri, Lormont

July 2016

Projection on the castle of Bois-Fleuri: clock found in the castle, stopped at 23h34.


Tales from the Library
Installation and sound fiction
Exhibition views
Espace culturel du Bois-Fleuri, Lormont
September 26 to October 29, 2016

Ça a fait marcher les imaginations
Text of the installation (In french) by Sophie Poirier

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Thanks to Arnaud Poujol, François Robert, Cécile Berthereau and the city of Lormont