DISPLAY was founded as a junction point between an artist and a curator. We understand the artist’s studio and exhibition room as transitory space, where creation, experimentation, representation and questioning contemporary artistic and curatorial practice can be done simultaneously. Display embodies a (meta)physical and discursive transmission. Display is a space for art and curatorial experimentation. Two main approaches met each other and form the fundament of Display: Rituals & Vitrine. Vitrine is the central device for a physical and visual transmission, the connection line between inside & outside, seen & unseen. It is the place to experiment curation and exhibition design, where discussions and confrontations of disciplines and points or view are made possible. Vitrine is the exhibition program of Display. Artists are invited to invest the showcase and/or the space and create a site-specific project or to articulate the transformation and creative process in time and space. Rituals: Display is the place where we explore, invent and create rites, where we can put them and their procedures as symbolic, rhythmic performance up for discussion, involving the public.
MARIE DUPASQUIER (*1984, Lausanne) is a Swiss – French independent curator and museologist, living between Zürich and Berlin. She graduated in History of Art and Museology at the University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland, and has been Associate Curator & Administrator at Maison d’Ailleurs, Museum of science-fiction, utopia and extraordinary journeys, and President of Biel/Bienne Photography Festival for several years. Although her work recalls photography, contemporary art, science-fiction, museum- and curatorial studies, it also reflects her curiosity for a transmedia and transdisciplinary approach. In her recent researches as a freelance curator, she focuses her interests on exhibition design and devices. She is the curator and director of Display, an art and project space in Berlin, co-founded with the artist Paul Polaris and created a Swiss union for curatorial practice, Capsula with the researcher Sara Petrucci. She is working for several galleries and develops new ways of collaborating on exhibitions with artists, like Lucia Kempkes, Anna Meschiari or the duo Anja Langer and Marie Jeschke.
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