The Living Currency: After Pierre Klossowski, staged by Pierre Bal-Blanc

 

The Living Currency (La Monnaie Vivante) is a two-day exhibition, in which historical and more recent approaches to the body as a focus of performance in the visual arts are placed in confrontation with the latest developments in contemporary dance.
The title of the exhibition refers to La Monnaie Vivante (1970), a text by the French writer and painter Pierre Klossowski (1905–2001). Klossowski’s text develops an alternative model of economic exchange , which places the body at the centre of our everyday relation to the economy as the only valid form of currency. The Living Currency brings together artists who explore this theme in a number of contrasting, illuminating and provocative ways; in terms of living objects and inanimate bodies, human presence, use and manipulation, and law and order in society for example.

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La monnaie vivante/The Living Currency/Die lebende Münze
6th Berlin Biennale
HAU 1, Stresemannstraße 29, 10963 Berlin
17 juin au 19 juin 2010, 19h30-0h30

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Zywa waluta/La Monnaie Vivante
Muzeum Sztuki Nowoczesnej w Warszawie
Musé d´Art Moderne Varsovie/Teatr Dramatyczny
28 avril au 30 avril 2010

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Living Currency/La Monnaie Vivante
Tate Modern London, 2008

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Living Currency/La Monnaie Vivante
STUK Leuven, 2007

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Living Currency/La Monnaie Vivante
Micadanses Paris, 2006

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