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A group exhibition of seven artists brought together to consider the role sensory perception plays within an encounter. Ryan Gander | Haroom Mirza | Fredric Pradeau | Laure Prouvost | Florian Roithmayr | Franz Erhard Walther | Elaine Cameron-Weir

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Laure Genillard is pleased to present ...and the stage darkens (or this voice is a big whale), a group exhibition of seven artists brought together to consider the role sensory perception plays within an encounter.

“...And the stage darkens”, is a recurring stage direction lifted from a farce by Peter Shaffer called ‘Black Comedy’. The play begins with characters interacting in total darkness. We …

Laure Genillard is pleased to present ...and the stage darkens (or this voice is a big whale), a group exhibition of seven artists brought together to consider the role sensory perception plays within an encounter.

“...And the stage darkens”, is a recurring stage direction lifted from a farce by Peter Shaffer called ‘Black Comedy’. The play begins with characters interacting in total darkness. We soon learn however that this is in fact the light. As a power-cut kills the electricity, the stage is simultaneously illuminated. The actors from then on cannot ‘see’ when the lights are on. This …

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Laure Genillard

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2 Hanway Place
London, GB, GB
Open Wed – Sat, 1pm – 6pm