20.06.2022 Paris #art

“Oral Text”: Pernod Ricard Foundation proposes its own version of Articulated language

Enough talk. In a space saturated with discourse, the Pernod Ricard Foundation proposes to think about human communication, beyond discourse. On the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the “Partitions (performances)” program, the “Oral Text” exhibition looks at the origins of articulated language: How do we speak? Why do we speak? Since when? Camille Llobet, Aurélie Ferruel and Florentine Guedon, Davide Balula, Lola Gonzàlez, Zhana Ivanova, Julie Béna, Angélique Buisson and Pauline Lecerf, the artists invited by the Foundation, take up these questions and divert the codes of language to reveal its mechanisms. Videos, paintings, sculptures and installations retrace the history of noise and speech, from the oralisation of sound to its articulation in signs. The opening of this innovative exhibition took place on Monday night, at the Pernod Ricard Foundation. A perfect opportunity for guests to discover a preview of Davide Balula’s performance, in the language of fire-eaters …

Photos: Ayka Lux

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