The first artist to meet people from Besançon was Deana Kolenčiková, the 13 of june at the Arsenal (place Saint-Jacques, Besançon FR) in an intimate atmosphere, the artist shared the origin of her work, her relationship toward cities, especially how she walk around and meet local people. She then invited the audience to switch their perception of daily life with an itinerant game in the city.
Bien Urbain 8
1 month: From 8th june to 8th july 2018
Site: Hôp Hop Hop (Besançon, FR)
Associate artist: Brad Downey (US)
16 guest artists : Christian Eisenberger (AUT), Julien Fargetton (FR), John Fekner (US), Somaticae (FR), Olivier Grossetête (FR), Deana Kolenčiková (CZ), Cie La Méandre (FR), Jérôme Fino (FR), Igor Ponosov (RU), Yevgen Samborsky (UKR), Santiago Sierra (ES), Helmut Smits (NL), Brad Troemel (US), Vladimir Turner (CZ), Jazoo Yang (KOR), Brad Downey (US)
Deana Kolenčiková is interested in current social issues, which she approaches critically and with humor. When it acts in situ, each of its actions is preceded by a long phase of research on local urban space.