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Index, 2018
73 x 100 cm, poplar, chalk, graphite, 23 carats gold leaves
Exhibition view: Hands in the air!*, EAC (Les Halles), Porrentruy, CH, 2018
(*Original title: Haut les mains!)
Photo documentation: Philippe Queloz, 2018

The exhibition Hands in the air!* follows a logical sequence around a gold leafed wooden panel titled Index, stating ten instructions which underlying principles are to be found dissected within the exhibition through the establishment of a color/material/sound/image lexical field. 

This list of ten instructions is an appropriation of the 1943 civilian guidebook How to Keep Well in Wartime, distributed to the people of the UK during WWII. Although its original layout has been respected, some of the original words were left out, in order to get rid of the direct link to the specific times it is referring to.

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Exhibition view: Hands in the air!*, EAC (Les Halles), Porrentruy, CH, 2018
Photo documentation: Philippe Queloz, 2018