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Following Marcel Broodthaers’s motto “Every exhibition is one possibility surrounded by many other possibilities which are worth being explored,” the exhibition "One, No One and One Hundred Thousand" questions the authorship and authority of the curator.

Press Release

One, No One and One Hundred Thousand is an exhibition inspired by Oulipo’s literary strategies based on the idea of a “workshop of potential literature.” According to one of its founders, Raymond Queneau, Oulipo’s objective was to propose new “structures” for writers that are mathematical in nature, or to invent new artificial or mechanical procedures that could contribute to literary activity: …

One, No One and One Hundred Thousand is an exhibition inspired by Oulipo’s literary strategies based on the idea of a “workshop of potential literature.” According to one of its founders, Raymond Queneau, Oulipo’s objective was to propose new “structures” for writers that are mathematical in nature, or to invent new artificial or mechanical procedures that could contribute to literary activity: props for inspiration or aids for creativity.
This notion of potentiality will be applied to the format of an exhibition – not as an assertion of what an exhibition should be, but as an attempt to …

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Location

Karlsplatz
Treitlstraße 2
Vienna, AT
Monday–Wednesday, Friday–Sunday, 11am–7pm
Thursday, 11am–8pm