My place in society does not allow me to play Russian roulette, to open a casino, to carry on a sexual relationship with Bill Clinton, to dress myself out of a fashion magazine, to wear sneakers Made in China. My place in society requires me to barely lift a finger, to spy on my concierge, to wait for the bus, to reread the rules which govern my access to the penal code, to put my socks on right side out, to carry on a normal conversation, to correctly spell the following words: ? WARNING, DON?T MOVE, YOU?RE ON CAMERA? (tonelessly), to open a bank account, to climb the walls, to smoke and drink to excess. I?m a folk tale hero. 340,000 copies sold every year. I hold the department store sales record for 40 years. To answer to the question: What color is Henry IV?s white horse? Question... Answer...


series of actions and performances,

initiated by Catherine Baÿ

MAC/VAL 16th of September 2007 Journée du Patrimoine (extract)

Loren O'Dair, Marie de la Guéronnière, Delphine Jaunasse, Béatrice Chéramy, Kasa Timea, Junko Murakami, Heike Bunner, Emmanuelle Zagoria, Maïa Jancovici, Naomi Canard, Elise Rutt, Lorena Dozio, Margot Videcoq, Marilyne Grimmer, Akiko Yamagami, June Mac Grane

Image : Catherine Merdy
Editing : Thomas Courcelle et Véronique Adler, ISOTOM Production
Sound : Ludovic Germain, LAPS DESIGN SONOR
Costume : Roël Stassart

Thanks to Alexia Fabre, Muriel Ryngaert and the museum.

Production : Association du 41
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08.16.09 - 4pm: around fifteen or so Snow Whites are invading rooms of the Contemporary Art Museum of Val-de-Marne taking the role of the staff (gallery agents, administrators, managers and conservators.