Microsilence, une orchestration plastique Curated by Constance Meffre 2017 Marseille


micro silence | a visual orchestration

From July 6th to July 29th 2017
Gallery des Grands Bains Douches de la Plaine

Taking its distance from a modern world where the profusion of noise is produced by the technological development, micro silence imagines a landscape devoided of the saturation and permanent filling that surrounds us.
The Gallery des Grands Bains Douches de la Plaine has a specific acoustic. Installations are orchestrated between them, as in a musical composition. The familiar substance of the world, recorded, treated, amplified and purified, is embodied in the space. Subtle nuances and pulsations create a vibrating microcosm, made up of reliefs and echos.

Curated by Constance Meffre

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The exhibition

from July 6th to July 29th 2017, from Tuesday to Saturday, 3 to 7 pm, or by appointment

From Thursday, July 6th till Saturday, July 29th, 2017, in the Gallery des Grands Bains Douches de la Plaine, the event micro silence presents:

For the first time in France, the artworks of artists from Quebec of Perte de Signal, artists’ Center in digital art and artistic innovation :

» Conciliabule of Myriam Bessette and Robin Dupuis © Perte de Signal
» Hertz / Seconde of Claudette Lemay © Perte de Signal
» Lighthouses of Alice Jarry and Vincent Evrard © La Chambre Blanche (Qc), Transcultures (Be) & Le Fresnoy

» Meknine Ezzine of Oussama Tabti
» Paysage sonore d’une exposition of Jean-Baptiste Imbert
» Rotor of Lucien Gaudion
» Sans titre (les colonnes d’air) of Dominique Blais
» Sant titre – Silent Entertainment of Patrice CailletAdam David and Matthieu Saladin, on a proposal by Elena Biserna.

The performances

Thursday, July 6th 2017, from 6:30 pm

On Thursday, July 6th, at 6:30 pm, on the occasion of the opening of the event micro silence, we propose you a selection of sound performances:

» Hoaxophonie of Lucien Gaudion
Paysage sonore d’une exposition of Jean-Baptiste Imbert
Performance musicale of Esther Bourdages

» Read the program of the performances

The residency

from June 22th to July 9th 2017, residency with Esther Bourdages (Quebec / Marseille)

The event micro silence creates a time for thinking and writing, a time to stop and wonder about the relationship between contemporary art and sound art.
The art critic, musician and curator in Quebec Esther Bourdages is hosted in residency in Marseille, from June 21 to July 9, 2017. She is invited to create a link between the exhibition, the artists and the public. She will produce some texts, make interventions (radio, meetings…)

» Residency of Esther Bourdages


Mediation of the exhibition

from July 6th to July 29th 2017, from Monday to Saturday, from 10 am to 4 pm by appointment

Diffusing Digital Art and Art-Cade association propose to various publics, and especially the youngest, to discover artworks of the exhibition micro silence.
Opens the afternoon during the week, the Gallery des Grands Bains Douches is also open during guided tours and workshops for social centers and families. These mediation activities aim to show the exhibition to all, and to sensitize young people to contemporary art and sound art.

» Read more

The partners

Event organised and curated by Diffusing Digital Art in co-production with Perte de Signal (Quebec) and Art-Cade, with the support of the PACA Region.

In partnership with

The Region Provence-Alpes-côte d’Azur
Le Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec
Le Conseil québécois des arts médiatiques
Dos Mares – International Residency
Radio Grenouille Marseille
M2F Lab Gamerz

Xipas Gallery – Paris
CIRVA – Centre international de recherche sur le Verre et les arts plastiques
neorezo – communication sur internet
Print of Marseille – imprimerie numérique
Paris Art

Web communication

Olivier Hulin
contact@neorezo.com / +33 (0)4 91 81 49 56
Claudia Baldus



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