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Céleste Boursier-Mougenot

Friday, September 14–Saturday, November 10
FIAF Gallery

Co-presented with the Paula Cooper Gallery

Céleste Boursier-Mougenot explores the realms of the musical and the visual in portraits, a site-specific video and sound installation that opens the FIAF Gallery’s 2012/2013 season.

portraits is composed of filmed interviews with six musicians projected at varying sizes on the walls and ceiling of the Gallery, creating an immersive experience. The images are accompanied by a soundtrack created using a technique developed by Boursier-Mougenot that transposes the video signals into sound.

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Recent Buzz & Reviews

Les inRockuptibles
With this stunning 2012 edition, Crossing the Line deserves to have an alter ego in France that is able to return the compliment to the talent of young American artists.
Scènes: Manhattan transfert
Patrick Sourd, November 7, 2012

Art in America
Bel Borba Crosses the Line, Online
Lisa Stahl, Sept 28, 2012

"Crossing the Line Opens Beautifully at FIAF"
Crossing the line ouvre en beauté au Fiaf
Sept 21, 2012

French Morning
Le maître du son Céleste Boursier-Mougeneot au FIAF
Matthias Keil, September 8, 2012


Free & open to the public

Venue Info

FIAF Gallery
22 East 60 Street
(btw Madison & Park Ave)
New York, NY 10022
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Wine for the opening reception provided by Château Haut Selve, courtesy of Baron François Ltd.
Cocktails provided by Nespresso and Pommery

Images: Céleste Boursier-Mougenot © Céleste Boursier-Mougenot

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