We are pleased to announce our participation in this year’s ArtBasel Miami Beach 2022, celebrating the 20 years of the fair! mor charpentier presents a program that explores the relation between ruins, relics, reconstruction and rebirth. The works showcased in the booth question the strong aesthetic fascination that the remnants from the past have exerted over […]
We are pleased to announce our participation in the first edition of Paris+ by Art Basel opening on October 20. Our booth explores an idea of liquid and fluid memory, which can flow and expand, repair fractures, but at the same time manifest itself in forms that evaporate and fade away. From Lawrence Abu Hamdan’s concept […]
Théo Mercier’s exhibition OUTREMONDE, The Sleeping Chapter is now open at La Conciergerie in Paris with Le Centre de Monuments Nationaux. The show is a restorative journey through wounded sleep and dreams in an environment that is both deserted and alive, linked with the concepts of rest and regeneration. The Salle des Gens d’armes is proposed […]
We are pleased to announce our participation in Frieze London 2022 opening on October 12. For this year’s edition, our presentation is organized around two thematic axes. The first one tackles the historical relations between the West and the global South, focusing on the consequences of colonialism, the migratory crises that affect the planet, the exploitation of […]
Théo Mercier’s second phase of performances of his exhibition Dream Hunters hosted at Luma Westbau will take place between August 28th to 30rd as part of the Zürcher Theater Spektakel. In his work Théo Mercier explores themes of abjection, psychoanalysis, and transcendence. His performances evolve towards a complex cross-disciplinary approach to include concerns around the function of […]
Historically, anthropophagy was practiced among some humans during rituals as a way to absorb the qualities of the individual that was being eaten, like the bravery and courage of a defeated warrior. This idea of incorporating another’s qualities through deglutition is the foundation of Brazilian « Anthropophagy », theorized by Oswald de Andrade in the […]
Théo Mercier’s second chapter of his OUTREMONDE cycle: Dream Hunters hosted at Luma Westbau is now open! The installation presents sand-sculpted beds and dogs in a labyrinth of elements linked with the concepts of rest and regeneration. The performative activations reflect on the way in which the intimate and the affective are invested with suspense, possibilities, […]
Discover Kader Attia and Théo Mercier works at La Vieille Charité exhibition Objets migrateurs – Trésors sous influences. The show proposes a look upon the concept of migration as a constitution of civilization, focusing on the objects as carriers of cultural enrichment. The exhibition presents Kader Attia‘s Les entrelacs de l’objet, where the artist addresses […]
The exhibition 𝘖𝘜𝘛𝘙𝘌𝘔𝘖𝘕𝘋𝘌 by Théo Mercier constitutes a sort of gray zone where the white cube of the art museum and the black box of the performance hall meet, while incorporating the artist’s two practices of sculptor and director. Mercier has transformed the basement of the Lambert Collection into a dune landscape where sand has invaded every corner. This […]
The solo-exhibition Nécrocéan explores Théo Mercier’s artistic practice as the artist takes us through a mysterious journey. In order to make each work, Mercier recuperated objects from the trash in Mexico City and transformed them. The exhibition evokes the universe of the sea as an invitation to travel, but also and above all as a space for […]
Discover Théo Mercier’s latest artistic production in the exhibition EX AFRICA, now on view at the Quai Branly Museum in Paris. Through a path exploring contemporary creation in all its forms, the exhibition examines relations between today’s art and old African arts.
mor charpentier will be a part of FIAC Online Viewing Rooms from the 4th until the 7th of March 2021. Our online viewing room will feature the works of Bianca Bondi, Théo Mercier, Saâdane Afif, Liliana Porter and Lawrence Abu Hamdan. Visit FIAC.com to login.