To Take Space: “Six Continents or More,” Palais de Tokyo, Paris

A yellow crown of dried flowers with inside a colonial painted portrait of an Aboriginal person
Jonathan Jones, exhibition untitled (transcription of country)
Season “Six Continents or More”, Palais de Tokyo, Paris (26.11.2021 – 20.02.2022)
Photo Aurélien Mole

“Six Continents or More” is what one might call a patchwork of artistic imaginations. Designed as a season, this mega-exhibition that brings together six individual shows provides space for artists to express themselves in a museum conceived as a world without center or borders. The spaces and themes of the exhibitions respond to each other, as a world shaped as a place of variable geography where ideas and cultures circulate on a continental scale. This imagined world is however not built without issues and violence being marked by its past. Each exhibition has its own dedicated area, and their conjunction can be read as the juxtaposition of works and artists who come from different nations.

Read more in the first issue of Convergence.

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