“Your footsteps are the road, for there is no road”-- A tour amid the artists of the Marcel Duchamp Prize
|Curatorial Assistant||Daphné Mallet|
|Artist||Yto Barrada, Neïl Beloufa, Michel Blazy, Mohamed Bourouissa, Ulla von Brandenburg, Mircea Cantor, Clément Cogitore, Latifa Echakhch, Joana Hadjithomas & Khalil Joreige, Camille Henrot, Bertrand Lamarche, Anri Sala, Zineb Sedira|
|Organizer||Red Brick Art Museum|
|Co-Organiser||ADIAF (Association for the International Diffusion of French Art), French Embassy in China|
|Cooperative Organisation||Institut français de Pékin|
|Opening||Apr 26, 2019 Friday|
The Red Brick Art Museum will launch a new exhibition entitled “Your footsteps are the road, for there is no road – An artistic road amid the Marcel Duchamp Prize artists” on April 26, 2019, aiming to present contemporary French art and a multi-faceted look at the Marcel Duchamp Prize in a new way. The works of the 14 winners and nominated artists of the Marcel Duchamp Prize will also kick off the “Croisements Festival” on the 55th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties between China and France.
This is the second time that the Red Brick Art Museum has cooperated with the Association for the International Diffusion of French Art (ADIAF) and the French embassy in China to hold an exhibition for the Marcel Duchamp Prize, following the exhibition High Tension: 8 Winners of the Marcel Duchamp Prize. Supported by Institut Français de Pékin, the exhibition was curated by Annabelle Ténèze, the chief curator and director of les Abattoirs, Musée - Frac Occitanie Toulouse, with the assistance of Daphné Mallet.
The Marcel Duchamp Prize has become one of the most famous and influential national awards in the world since its establishment by the ADIAF in 2000. For the past twenty years, the award has sought out the most innovative artists residing in France. At present, more than seventy artists have been nominated, and the award has contributed a comprehensive roster of emerging artists to the contemporary art world.