weS.A.N.K. [CONSIDERINGS]

2017

Prologue for a research project

With Emmanuelle Chiappone-Piriou

Premiered in May 2017 for the Camino Events Series, Rechearch Pavilion, in the context of the 57th Venice Biennale

Reiterated at Mains d’Oeuvres (Paris St-Ouen) in February 2018 for the opening of the group show Au Loin une île (curated by Chloé Grondeau)

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Excerpt:

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Considering that the direction of time has changed. That we have to dismiss a.s.a.p. chronology and linearity from their modern scientifically and poetically proven noxious effects.
Considering that utopia ceased to be operative long before we chose to generalise predictive algorithms.
Considering travels in multiverses and multidimensional constellations.
Considering how this revised approach of time, when future might turn itself into a transformative power for the staging for its own access, affect the re-routing of our art practices and the re-visions of our discourses on performance.
Considering that pre-existing communicational stages and traditional representational patterns might be outdated to convey an access to the future.
Considering we could come back to the presents in which we have never been.
Considering how much anticipation such as the forecast of the planetary ecological catastrophe or the countdown to the ‘Sixth Extinction’ is putting a demand on those known stages to transmute in order to sustain themselves as experiential platforms for an access to the future.
Considering that architecture is always deferred. (…)

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WeSANK Considerings - Research Pavilion (Venice Biennale 57th)
WeSANK Considerings – Research Pavilion (Venice Biennale 57th)
weSANK Considerings (2) - Mains d'Oeuvres Paris St-Ouen
weSANK Considerings (2) – Mains d’Oeuvres (Paris St-Ouen)
WeSANK Considerings (3) - Daegu Art Factory/PSi24 (Daegu, Kora)
WeSANK Considerings (3) – Daegu Art Factory/PSi24 (Daegu, Kora)