Un trou célèbre
Book, 18 x 11 cm, 57 p, language: French, publisher: Motto Books, ISBN : 978-2-940524-00-6.
Materials: ink, paper
Collection: Collection M HKA, Antwerp (Inv. no. B 2025/992).
Merging the lives of brain-damaged Phineas Gage and eccentric-sociopath John Samuelson, this novella tells an epic story full of vain hopes, unjustified anger and freaky whims, in the middle of the Mojave Desert.
Relation of the novel to the artist’s practice
Un Trou Célebre is the result of an artist residency at the Centre for Affective Sciences and Geneva Neuroscience Centre. It shares influences (stone carving, Neuroscience) with other artworks by Jérémie Gindre of the same period.
Authorship: Artist Author.
Creative Strategy: Artwork-Novel Parallel Lives .
Genre: Adventures, Biography, Drama, Historical fiction.
Publishing: Art Books Publishing House.
Theme: Accidents, Chance, Freedom, History, Identity, Memory, Mental Illness, Nihilism, Religion, Sculpture, States of the Self, Violence.
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