a tale of a few cities

Art Noir

Posted in Art by petercombe on August 18, 2009

Michael Elmgreen and Ingar Dragset take over the Nordic and Danish Pavillions at the 2009 Venice Biennale turning them into a study of neighbouring dwellings juxtaposing disfunctional family life with Scandinavian design.

Speaking outside the Nordic Pavillion, fronted by the mysterious Mr B.’s body floating in a purpose built swimming pool, the duo talk about the difficulties and advantages of curating these two pavillions simultaneously.

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