Geography is a description of the Earth […] it is precisely through this description that the world has become reduced to the Earth, the Earth to its surface and the latter to its layout […] every definition of the Earth (our world) is susceptible to being questioned so much that it assumes a personal point of view.’’
Franco Farinelli, De la raison cartographique
Galerie Eric Mouchet is pleased to announce the group exhibition “Mapping at Last”, curated by Léo Marin, from 4 February to 25 March 2017, with works from Émilie Akli, Benoît Billiote, Maxime Bondu, Armelle Caron, Pierre Chevron, Rémi Dal Negro, Julien Discrit, Juliette Feck, Bérénice Lefebvre, Thierry Liegeois, Florent Morellet, Golnaz Payani and Capucine Vever.
“Mapping at Last” is an exhibition that brings together twelve artists of all different generations who are integrating the notion of mapping, and/or topographical statements, into their creative process.
The maps subsequently produced become part of a world to which they belong – fantasised landscapes, unfinished journeys or pictorial transcriptions of a survey no longer conform to the dictates of space and time.
It is no longer a localised space that the artists choose to represent, but the compilation of a collective memory, the felt vibrations of a journey…