Pays du soleil

FUTURA: BLOK III

Le Pays du soleil
11. 8. - 27. 9. 2020
Opening: 11. 8. 2020, 18:00
Center for Contemporary Art FUTURA, Holečkova 49, Praha 5

Artists: Angélique Aubrit, Ludovic Beillard, Martin Belou, Andriu Deplazes, Lucas Furtado, Paul Gondry and Shelby Jackson, Coraline Guilbeau, Steinar Haga Kristensen, Sarah Margnetti, Francis Raynaud, Lucy Stein, Viager ( Régis Jocteur Monrozier and Louis Clais).

Curator: Ludovic Beillard

 

I had friends

Dozens

They are all dead

Eaten away by worms

                           

I had a love

A great love

Disappeared

Carry on as if there is nothing amiss

 

I was young

I was beautiful

Now I look like a wreck

 

I’ve been left with humor as my last companion

Humor

Stray dogs

Well, no, humor, the sun, death, stray dogs and 

the big ol’ bottle

It should be called that way

 

And it would begin with:

I no longer believe in anything 

 

I am lightheaded

I forget everything

A large piece of Gruyere cheese

Pierced right through

I forget everything but that’s ok, I believe in nothing

 

You are going to die like everyone else

Nothing helps 

Not your morals

Not your convictions

Your good old righteous convictions

 

Hahaha

 

I think back on all these struggles

All these hypocrites

Who once, the room is packed

Join the cause

 

I roll around in it

You don't agree

But I bathe in it

 

You can find me in the back of a highway rest area

Skin swollen 

Red complexion

My hands will have doubled in size

And I would be mumbling

The same song

 

Mon chat

You are beautiful

When you dance

Your calves

Your arms

Your screams

Your knees slamming

You animate

You wobble

And you start again

 

Waiting for nothing at all



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“Mommy sorry, I think I don’t really believe in it anymore, I’ve been waiting for the holidays for so long, and it’s not coming, I don’t know what to do anymore, to persevere you told me, yes but even if believe it strongly, I still can’t reach eternity, it’s easy to say that nothing has taste anymore, it’s easy and at the same time, it comes back all the time, you taught me to think positive, think positive, I don’t know where you get that from, well it helps me, everyone here exasperates me, they all want to have their house, their career, their children, Julien told me: basically we meet an interesting person every 5 years, it’s contemptuous, well, I got myself invited to Prague this summer, we’re going to try to shape a land, the Land of the Sun, because the world in fact really pisses me off.”

 

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Kindly supported by the Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia
 
 
 
 
Kindly supported by the Office for Contemporary Art Norway (OCA).