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FLAX and Art by Translation present The Tyranny of Distance

FLAX @ Tin Flats. Plantin's Polyglot Bible: Biblia Sacra Hebraice, Chaldaice, Graece, & Latine, 1572

The final project of FLAX at Tin FlatsThe Tyranny of Distance has been conceived in partnership with Art by Translation, an international research and exhibition program co-directed by Maud Jacquin and Sébastien Pluot. This exhibition, which takes place simultaneously on two continents— at Tinflats in Los Angeles and ESBA TALM in  Angers, France—includes artists addressing questions of translation in time and space by presenting artworks in both places.

The group exhibition, curated by Maud Jacquin, Anna Milone, and Sebastien Pluot, includes work from A Constructed WorldLila Athanasiadou, Roland Baladi, Dominique BlaisJasmin Blasco, Mel BochnerJulie FortierDaniel FrotaJeff GuessDavid Horvitz, Sharon Kulik, David LamelasEmily MastPierre PaulinJosh Schwebel, Slow Reading Club.

Opening and performances on November 8th from 6-9pm PST and UTC+2 in Angers. 

Curator’s walk-through at 7:30pm followed by a reading of the book Sydney, 1981. An Introspection for Two Voices in a Bar written by Maxime Boidy and Pierre Paulin.

A day of performances on November 10: noon-3pm in Los Angeles / 9pm-2am in Angers

Performances by Jasmin Blasco, David Lamelas, David Horvitz, Pierre Paulin and activation of Spatial Poem #9 by Mieko Shiomi.

In additon to this event, FLAX at Tin Flats will continue hosting a series of screenings at a drive-in theater with a variety of artists presenting works of their own along with companion films this month.

Open hours Friday - Saturday & Monday - Tuesday, 12-6pm and by appointment info@flaxfoundation.org.

Télé Matin video on FLAX