Part of #documentasceptic by Thierry Geoffroy/ COLONEL:

 New tent artworks from documenta 14 in Athens
+ a new book about tents and questioning the structure


 
"Memory has to be trained in the now"/ "History is contemporary", at Parko Eleftherias, April 4th 2017
"To express aesthetically about the crisis is not going to solve it" at Syntagma Square, April 8th 2017
 
"Don't burn my tent" at Acropolis, April 4th 2017
"I am not safe" at Victoria Square, April 8th 2017 

During the last week's opening of documenta 14 in Athens, Thierry Geoffroy/ COLONEL has produced 4 new tent-artworks.

The artist has been using tents since 1991. Tents can be both looked at as paintings and as sculptures. The artist uses the sides of a tent as a canvas for painted statements. After, each tent becomes a mobile sculptural object.

Some of Thierry Geoffroy/COLONEL’s previous tent artworks have been exhibited in The Maldives Pavilion, Venice Biennale, IT; The ZKM Museum, Karlsruhe, DE; Marta Herford - Museum für moderne Kunst, Herford, DE; Kunsthalle Osnabrück, Osnabrück, DE.  The tents are also in the collection of Museum of Contemporary Art, Danmark as well as private collections in Paris, Copenhagen, and São Paulo.

To learn more about the tents or purchasing, please send us an email

Press images

"The Emergency will replace the contemporary" 
- A new book on tent-artworks 

The book consists of 88 pages including: 

  • more than 25 images of tent-artworks by Thierry Geoffroy/ COLONEL from dOCUMENTA (13) in 2012, 60 Years of documenta in 2015, Athens Biennale in 2011, 55th Venice Biennale in 2013, 56th Venice Biennale in 2015 and documenta 14 Athens in 2017.
  • a selection of press reviews 
  • the text The necessity for questioning the structure by Tijana Miskovic
  • a short introduction to Thierry Geoffroy/ COLONEL praxis, his early usage of tents and methods for questioning the structure and creating art in time. 

The book costs 12 € + shipping
For ordering a copy of the book, please send us an email.







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