Geste: La Vérité Déguisée Featuring Tom Lovelace
Vernissage Monday, 4 November 6-10pm
Private view Thursday, 2 November 6-11pm
With a performance in the presence of artists, curators and jury members.
Tom Lovelace features in the fourth edition of GESTE Paris alongside Idris Khan, Elger Esser, The Mariwai Project, Christer Strömholm, Laia Abril, Naomi B.Cook, Nicole Cohen, Yuken Teruya, Joan Foncuberta, Sebastiaan Bremer, C.Javier Barrera, Marina Abramovič and Ulay. Entitled La Vérité Deguisée, the show is an underground exhibition of photography and image-based artwork curated by Shiva Lynn Burgos and Dominique Charlet with a selection from an expert jury.
GESTE is a link between private collections, works of art from gallery collections, curator selections and a juried open call. Events will take place in the salon style atmosphere of a private apartment next to the Palais Royal throughout the month of November.
The theme of 2019, The Truth in Disguise, has many facets. The image can be a pretense in the conceptual or physical sense. One can alter, arrange, conceal, camouflage, recompose, counterfeit, dress, cover, decorate, disfigure, deform, denature, disillusion, conceal, coat, wrap, distort, invent, manipulate, collage, redact, silence, transform, veil ... the reality of objects, situations, people and
ways of seeing. How can our perceptions be affected by techniques that hide or alter? In the era of reality TV and false information, the selfie culture and the virtual identities of social media and gaming, artificial intelligence and political propaganda, how is the truth disguised or revealed
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