Studio Orta - Solo Exhibition | Parc de la Villette, Paris

Solo Exhibition | Parc de la Villette, Paris

21 May 2014 - 21 September 2014
Parc de la Villette, Paul Delouvrier contemporary art pavilion and park grounds , Solo exhibition

Parc de la Villette in Paris inaugurates Lucy + Jorge Orta’s solo exhibition Food Water Life, an inspiring mixture of seminal archival works and newly commissioned sculptures spanning the Paul-Delouvrier contemporary art pavilion and park grounds.

This exhibition builds on Lucy + Jorge Orta’s examination of contemporary issues through poetic explorations that interrogate our daily habits of eating, drinking, and living. Visitors will be invited to stroll the park’s expansive grounds to discover the artists’ diverse artworks, including a new series of Spirits inspired by children who frequent La Villette; an OrtaWater Purification Station that will pump water from the Canal de l'Ourcq, through the park, and into the gallery to be purified; and an Antarctica World Passport Bureau, where passers-by can sign up to receive a new edition of the Antarctica World Passport and become members of the growing Antarctica World Community. 

FOOD WATER LIFE takes us on a journey toward imagining, sharing, and ultimately rendering possible a more just society.

Vernissage May 20, 2014 at 18h30
In the presence of the artists

Metro/bus/tram: Porte de Pantin Map