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1984

Ecritures dans la peinture

Video installation linking the image on a screen of a painting with painted words.

Communication 

Nice (FR)

Typology: Installation

1984

Des mots dans la peinture, CNAC Villa Arson, Nice

Video installation linking the image of a painting on a screen with painted words.
Relating words painted on canvas to their cathode-ray image reflected by a camera. Catalogue of the exhibition "Ecritures dans la peinture", Nice, Centre national des arts plastiques, Villa d'Arson,1984, Nice, catalogue 2 vol. 267p. and 165p.
Curators: François Pluchart, editor-in-chief of the review ARTITUDES and Michel Butor, author of "La Modification".

LONG BIOGRAPHY OF FRED FOREST

Fred Forest has a special place in contemporary art. Both by his personality and by his pioneering practices which mark his work. He is mainly known today for having used one by one most of the communication media that have appeared over the last fifty years. He is co-founder of three artistic movements: those of sociological art, the aesthetics of communication and ethics in art.

He represented France at the 12th São Paulo Biennale (Communication Prize) in 1973, at the 37th Venice Biennale in 1976 and at Documenta 6 in Kassel in 1977.

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