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DISPLAY 04.2014 - Slide Shows will be on display at Art Metropole in Toronto. The full collection will be screened on two monitors in Art Metropole’s window, one facing towards the street on the outside, one towards the shop on the inside. Also available, the printed teaser that was inserted into Fillip #18, and a series of postcards.

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TALK 03.2014 - Le cycle de conférences Pratique + Critique initié par Philippe Millot (Ensad) et Catherine de Smet (Paris 8) a pour but d’offrir une vision étendue du design graphique comme champ de connaissance, de réflexion et de fabrication. Les invités, designers et/ou théoriciens, traitent chacun d’un sujet sur lequel portent leurs recherches, en montrant comment celles-ci se développent et comment s’articule leur discours.

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TALK 03.2014 - Dans le cadre de la journée d’étude Écrire l’espace organisée par l’Esad d’Orléans et le Frac centre, introduction à des projets (Slide Shows, Open Books, Le catalogue et ses hybrides) qui explorent les glissements possibles entre les espaces -­ espace d’exposition, espace du livre, espace de l’écran -­ dans le cas d’une réactivation, d’un prolongement ou d’une réinterprétation dans de nouveaux formats.

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CURATING 02.2014 - Chacune des propositions imprimées, exposées dans “Information Room”, questionnent l’enregistrement, le commentaire et le prolongement de projets artistiques. Du catalogue au livre d’artiste, en passant par l’ouvrage théorique ou le carnet de recherches, ces entreprises éditoriales, aux intentions, formes et formats variés - parfois composites ou ambiguës - incarnent des expériences de mise en tension d’une idée et de sa trace, du geste et de sa captation, d’un objet et de sa représentation, de l’espace d’exposition et de l’espace du livre, de l’oral et de l’écrit.

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TALK 01.2014 - Discussion with students, Ensba, Lyon, about 10 “remarkable” books from my own library.

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TALK 01.2014 - I was invited by PrintRoom in Rotterdam to introduce Slide Shows and Library Residency during The Living Collection, an evening of talks, with David Senior and Arnaud Desjardin.
It was thus the occasion to show a specific selection of slideshows introducing publishers, artists and librarians working with archives and collections; and also to explain how I worked with the collection of Artists’ Books at Emily Carr University Library in Vancouver.

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SCREENING 11.2013 - Slide Shows was projected on screen at the Teatro Verdi in Milan as part of Sprint, Independent publishers and artists’books salon.

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TALK 11.2013 - Dizajn (r)ewolucja / Design (r)evolution, at Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw, was the occasion to introduce some profiles of designers within the field of independent and art publishing selected from the corpus of Slide Shows.
It is the significant role, the autonomous and committed profile, as designer as producer, that I wanted to highlight during the talk and with the slideshows. This series is not an invitation to self-promotion, but rather an immersion in an authorial meta-design, whose form can be printed or exhibited. Taking advantage of various means of production and distribution, democratized, these designers-authors, designers-publishers, designers-curators tell their own stories, express their questioning, spread their researches, and take a critical look at the world they belong to.

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EVENT 11.2013 - LA DÉRIVE (Chapter I, November 17, 2013) during Offprint Paris, an Art Publishing fair, invites the visitors to take various paths within the large and rich landscape of independent publishing in art and design. As advocated by La Dérive (in English Drift) of Guy Debord, the program is built around several specific ambiances, highlighted: the main idea being to let go of expectations and habits and to just wander among pleasant encounters… 
With contributions by Ramaya Tegegne (CH), Erik van der Weijde (NL), Jan Wenzel (DE), Postdocument (FR), De Stihl (FR), Etienne Robial (FR). © Pierre Vanni

All informations, the program and photos:
http://la-derive-map.tumblr.com

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LAUNCH & SCREENING 10.2013 - Slide Shows and Fillip were welcomed by X Marks the Bökship for the booklet launch in London. 

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PUBLICATION 8.2013 - Fillip #18 includes a pocket guide to Slide Shows, a series of video self-portraits hosted on through a tumblr.

With the sequential rhythm of the pages of a book, the slideshows depict portraits of publishers, artists, designers, booksellers, and others working in the contemporary field of independent publishing, and, particularly, in what is called today the artist’s book. This set gives form to one possible look at this field, staging the printed work and research of some of its leading figures…

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JURY 6.2013 - DNSEP option Design (mention graphique), sur l’invitation de Catherine Guiral & Jean-Marie Courant, Ensba, Lyon. ©Céline Chip

ADVISORY 6.2013 - The french festival Les Siestes Électroniques asked me to commission two graphic design studios to work on their 2013 identity/communication and the #1 of their magazine Audimat. ©Large

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TALK 03.2013 -  during Fahrenheit 39, art book festival, Ravenna, Italy

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LAUNCH 02.2013 - Le catalogue et ses hybrides / The Catalog’s Mongrels at the bookshop/gallery Florence Loewy in Paris. 

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