Miesconception I & II, 2020

Plaster, araldite, mounting glue, wax.

Edition of door knobs, souvenir of the exhibition Natural History (1%).

The original fossilised vertebrae were reproduced and then mounted on plates, all in concrete. The title, borrowed from a text of Paul B. Preciado recalls on the one hand the misuse of the handles during the exhibition at the Traverse Pavilion (they blocked access to it) and on the other hand underlines the problematic working conditions with those in charge of the EAST laboratory at EPFL.

© – Constance Cobro

Translation: Tarik Lazouni.