Werktische Philippe Parreno
May 5—June 16, 1995

Werktische Philippe Parreno

Philippe Parreno, Werktische (Made on the First of May), 1995. Exhibition view: Werktische, Schipper & Krome, Cologne, 1995. Film still © Philippe Parreno

Press Release

In his project Werktische, Parreno returns to dealing with the elements of (free) time, work and production. In the context of labor market policy developments, general rationalization and an increasing tendency towards an information and leisure society, the project will experiment with the possibility of a shift. The field of art seems to be predetermined as a free or undefined space, to visualize such phenomena. Parreno, together with various ‘hobbyists’, i.e. hobby workers working IN...
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