In his new exhibition The Witness-Machine Complex Lawrence Abu Hamdan examines the role of the simultaneous translators and the then-novel electronic acoustic infrastructure deployed to enable their work at the Nuremberg Trials in 1945/6. The Witness-Machine Complex opens on September 16th, 2021.
Join us on Saturday September 4th for the opening of 𝘓𝘦𝘢𝘳𝘯𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘵𝘰 𝘛𝘳𝘦𝘮𝘣𝘭𝘦 by Hajra Waheed. In her first all-painting show, Waheed features tightly scaled works on paper and a series of hand-bound artist books. In her earlier processes of working in the “exploding book form,” typically bound materials were de-paginated, separated and recombined; here, Waheed turns to […]
Lawrence Abu Hamdan will be presenting a new version of his audiovisual installation 𝘈𝘧𝘵𝘦𝘳 𝘚𝘍𝘟 at the 34th Biennial of São Paulo. This work uses the sounds and stories from Abu Hamdan’s self-constructed sound effects library. The accoustic inventory, presented as an animated text projected on a sceen, is sourced from earwitness interviews the artist conducted, as well as from trial transcripts across the globe. A […]
Whose testimonies are heard by our legal entities? Whose voices are ignored? Are all testimonies created equal? Lawrence Abu Hamdan’s new exhibition 𝘋𝘪𝘳𝘵𝘺 𝘌𝘷𝘪𝘥𝘦𝘯𝘤𝘦 questions the ways in which testimony is presented, as well as who can speak in which spaces and what conditions establish the possibility to make a claim. Whether is through his video installations, his sound libraries or […]
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 […]
On the occasion of ARCO 2021, mor charpentier presents a project involving multiple voices, organized around two main themes. The first of these has to do with “the archive and the testimony”: works in which the artist is a researcher, collector and witness of reality featuring the works of Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Lara Almarcegui, Oscar Muñoz, Rosângela Rennó, […]
Discover Lawrence Abu Hamdan’s audio investigations in INFORMATION (Today), a group show featuring contemporary artists seeking to unravel the phenomenon of excess data that we are currently experiencing. The show features a range of artistic positions, including recent work and new commissions in diverse media, thus providing an overview of some of the most promising and challenging practices grappling with data, technology, […]
The city of Bogotá has always held a special place for us, from its bustling contemporary art scene to its fascinating history, it has often felt like a second home for mor charpentier. We are pleased to announce the upcoming opening of our new space in Bogotá. We are full of excitement and gratitude as we […]
Join us on June 3-6 during Paris Gallery Weekend and discover our current exhibition Resisting Bodies featuring the works of Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Saâdane Afif, Kader Attia and Teresa Margolles. This new exhibition revolves around the idea of the body, whether it is as a battleground, as a receptacle of memory or as a means for expression, these corporeal representations often transcend our individual subjectivities and point […]
Charwei Tsai’s film Circle II(2011) will be featured as part of the exhibition MAM Collection 013 at the Mori Art Museum in Tokyo. The exhibition explores the concept of the line as a fundamental artistic form. The act of drawing a line can create something new where there was nothing, serve as an indicator and give shape to the elusive, making it […]
Discover the works of Marwa Arsanios in the group exhibition Memory of Defence: Physical and Mental Architectures currently on view at the Es Baluard Museum. The goal of this exhibition is to open a debate about the compulsion to erect physical and mental architectural elements in order to justify political actions that augur protection. The show will be open until the […]
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.