Wonderland exhibition at the Montreuil Maison Populaire

Published by Laurent P. · Published on 23 May 2022 at 14h32
From May 25 to July 15, 2022, Montreuil Maison Populaire invites you to discover artist Julia Scher’s latest exhibition, Wonderland.

A curious walk down memory lane in the heart of an exclusive vision of Wonderland. From May 25 to July 15, 2022, Montreuil Maison Populaire devotes an exhibition to American artist Julia ScherWonderland,.

Second section of the “The Artificial Kids” exhibition cycle, this retrospective offers a multimedia environment: a small control desk suiting children’s size, surrounded by distorting mirrors, bathing in a bright purple light with a voice warning the audience. “Cameras are filming you […] Careful. Your size could change”, it says. Welcome to Wonderland!

As for the first cycle, it started in 1996 with pictures of seven children in school outfits: Lena, Grace, Andy, Andre, Brandon, Jodi and Zoë. Some wave batons, others cameras… The installation changes over the course of years with new pictures. The second cycle, displayed here, is the consequence or so of this series of pictures: a child-sized world where children surveil adults, “forced to regress in the reflection of mirrors”.

A multimedia exhibition, especially designed for children, using the context of the Maison Populaire too since adherents are mostly children “encouraged to let their parents outside”. It also parodies “the relationships parents have with protection, threatening, and their own infantilization in surveillance contexts”.

To discover with your family urgently if you and your kids love art!

Practical information

Dates and Opening Time
From 25 May 2022 to 15 July 2022

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    Location

    9 Rue Dombasle
    93100 Montreuil

    Access
    Métro Mairie de Montreuil (ligne 9)

    Prices
    Free

    Official website
    www.maisonpop.fr

    More informations
    Ouvert du lundi au vendredi de 10h à 12h et de 14h à 21h, le samedi de 10h à 17h. Fermé les dimanches et jours fériés et le week-end de l’Ascension. Vernissage le 24 mai de 18h à 21h. Entrée libre

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