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September 16, 2010

Another Point of View

Marcelline Delbecq “Des alentours” [Hereabouts] 2010

Another Point of View
18 September – 20 November 2010

Gerard Byrne, Marcelline Delbecq, Peter Piller, Józef Robakowski, Amie Siegel

Guest curator: Carolina Grau,
in the framework of La Galerie’s annual residency for curators

La Galerie
Contemporary Art Centre
1, rue Jean Jaurès
F-93130 Noisy-le-Sec, France
lagalerie [​at​] noisylesec.fr
www.lagalerie.noisylesec.fr (website under construction)

“The exhibition ‘Another Point of View’ examines how artists work with images of the everyday and give them a different meaning. The artists search and investigate our cities and surroundings, making us stop and look at imagery that we have ignored and overlooked. Considering our world from new positions, they bring into focus small details as well as the big picture. ‘Another Point of View’ presents a new manner of viewing things, a new standpoint from which something is observed and a story is related, a different attitude.

The five artists in the exhibition share an interest in the possibilities of presenting past and present, and blurring the boundaries between fiction and reality. They investigate omitted footage, take new pictures and tell stories. We accompany them on their walks, drifting through the city, discovering street corners, shop windows and views from the tops of buildings.” (Carolina Grau)

Annual residency programme for curators at Noisy-le-Sec / Paris, France

Since 2006, La Galerie has hosted foreign curators for an annual three-month residency, in order to support an exhibition in a French contemporary art centre and allowing a discovery of the Île-de-France contemporary scene (artists, professionals, other organizations…). The annual residency for curators at La Galerie is receiving the backing of DRAC Île-de-France (Ministry of Culture).

Carolina Grau is a Spanish curator. Selected by La Galerie’s board via a call for application to achieve her project ‘Another Point of View’, she was in residence at Noisy-le-Sec from April to July 2010.

Forthcoming programme at La Galerie:

Matti Braun, solo show
11 December 2010 – 12 February 2011
Opening Friday 10 December 6:00–9:00pm
Guest curator: Hilke Wagner, director of the Braunschweig Kunstverein
within the scope of the Thermostat project between French art centres and German Kunstvereine.

Physical World
Julie Béna, Rodolphe Delaunay, Estefañia Penafiel-Loiaza (currently in residency to April 2011), Anne Tallentire.
26 February – 23 April 2011
Opening Friday 25 February 6:00–9:00pm

La Galerie
Contemporary Art Centre
1, rue Jean Jaurès
F-93130 Noisy-le-Sec, France
lagalerie@noisylesec.fr
www.lagalerie.noisylesec.fr (website under construction)

Access by train in 10 min. from Paris: RER line E from Saint-Lazare/Haussmann or Gare du Nord, then 10 minutes walk

Tuesday to Friday: 2 – 6pm
Saturday: 2 – 7pm
Closed on 11th November

La Galerie is a non-profit institution publicly financed by the City of Noisy-le-Sec, with the support of DRAC Ile-de-France/Ministry of Culture and Communication Regional Cultural Affairs Board, the Seine-Saint-Denis Department and the Ile-de-France region.

La Galerie is a member of:
tram, Paris/Île de France contemporary art network: www.tram-idf.fr
d.c.a, French association for the development of art centres: www.dca-art.com

La Galerie, Contemporary Art Centre in Noisy-le-Sec / Paris, France

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