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For this new exhibition, Céleste Boursier-Mougenot has taken over the underground space of the Xippas gallery in Paris and transformed it into a dark cave or a phantom night club.

Press Release

un cabinet de curiosité, a curious title. For this new exhibition, Céleste Boursier-Mougenot has taken over the underground space of the Xippas gallery in Paris and transformed it into a dark cave or a phantom night club. The solidvideo works on display were inspired by the urban mythology of Instrumental TransCommunication, a paranormal practice whose followers are convinced that under certain …

un cabinet de curiosité, a curious title. For this new exhibition, Céleste Boursier-Mougenot has taken over the underground space of the Xippas gallery in Paris and transformed it into a dark cave or a phantom night club. The solidvideo works on display were inspired by the urban mythology of Instrumental TransCommunication, a paranormal practice whose followers are convinced that under certain conditions, audio-visual artefacts such as white noise, acoustic feedback and TV static have the power to connect our physical world with the spirit world. The artist invites us to enter into this …

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Location

108 rue Vieille du Temple
Paris, FR
Monday, Sunday, Closed
Tuesday–Friday, 10am–1pm, 2pm–7pm
Saturday, 10am–7pm