Bruno Pélassy and the Order of the Starfish

Friday 20. October 2023 — Sunday 14. January 2024
Bruno Pélassy with Starfish, Coco Beach, Nizza, 1997, Foto: Laura Cottingham

A photograph captures Bruno Pélassy, freshly emerged from the deep blue of Nice’s Coco Beach, wearing a starfish like a living brooch on his chest, consigning him to some secret maritime order. ‘The blurred distinction between plant and animal that exists so obviously in the sea, as if it offered a perfect metaphor for the philosophical limits of all binary distinctions: good and evil, male and female, night and day, black and white’,[1] cast a deep fascination on the artist, as Laura Cottingham, curator and close confidante, recalls. It is exactly this dissolution of binaries that is at the heart of Pélassy’s artistic practice. …”

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