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From April 26 to May 25, 2024


Jim Dine, Jean-Simon Roch, DataDada, Don't Buy, Lorna Mills

Untitled from Pinocchio Portfolio, 2005 © Jim Dine
Pinocchio surprisingly close to our modern concerns

Although written in 1883 by Carlo Collodi, the tale of Pinocchio seems surprisingly close to our modern concerns. Indeed, the adventures of this wooden puppet who dreams of becoming a living being reveal fascinating parallels with the development of artificial intelligence, which is increasingly disrupting our reality.
To address the transition from the inanimate to A.I. are presented in this exhibition:
_ Jim Dine's Pinocchio lithographs illustrating the thirty-six chapters of Carlo Collodi's tale
_ Jean-Simon Roch's animated objects, which create sleight-of-hand tricks to bring an inert form to life
_ a conversation with GPT Ô, the lying I. A liar created by DataDada
_NFTs of Yellow Sweeter by Don't Buy and Pomme de Terre by Lorna Mills

Geppetto, the creator of Pinocchio, represents the figure of the scientist or engineer who brings AI to life, here he becomes GPT Ô.

Jim Dine
Portfolio Pinocchio
36 plates, 31 in color
Editions Steidl, 2006 . 35 copies
impression atelier Michael Woolworth

Jim Dine, American artist born in Cincinnati, Ohio, in 1935, graduated from the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in 1957. A precursor of Pop Art and happenings, he works in various media and is also interested in wood sculpture and engraving. Claude Bernard devoted an exhibition to him in 1978. His work is exhibited in museums the world over. He is represented by Galerie Templon.

Jean-Simon Roch
Danse macabre 1, Danse macabre 2, Danse macabre 3, Squelette, Mobile à grandes Gigues, Danse des fous, Ossuaire, Armoire de nuit . 2022, 2023 et 2024

Jean-Simon Roch, designer/artist, divides his time between pursuing his research into the question of mechanisms, effects, optical principles and sleight-of-hand to bring an inert form to life, and commissioned projects inspired by his research.
Much like Geppetto, it often starts with a small piece of wood that comes to life through vibration, gravity or other simple physical phenomena.

GPT Ô, l'I.A menteuse, created by DataDada

DataDada is a French Dada artists' collective with a particular interest in digital technologies: Data, I.A. NFTs ... It is made up of albertine meunier, julien levesque, sylvie tissot, thu trinh bouvier, artists and developers.
Their motto: 'Chance doesn't make itself. Say 33!'

Don't Buy
Yellow Sweater
NFT, Edition 1/10, 2023

Don't Buy (b. 1997) is a visual artist who creates digital paintings and GIFs using artificial intelligence technology. In his work he addresses the aesthetics of retro digital windows and interfaces, reflecting on the theme of digital reality - endlessly appearing windows on top of AI images disrupting it and at the same time merging into a single statement.

Lorna Mills
Pomme de terre
NFT, Edition 1/30, 2024

Canadian artist, Lorna Mills has actively exhibited her work in both solo and group exhibitions since the early 1990's. Her practice has included obsessive Ilfochrome printing, obsessive painting, obsessive super 8 film & video, and obsessive on-line animated GIFs incorporated into restrained off-line installation work. Past exhibitions include “Dreamlands” at the Whitney Museum, NY, “Yellowwhirlaway” at the Museum of the Moving Image, NY, “The Great Code” at Transfer Gallery, NY and, currently, “Sea Change” at the Pérez Art Museum Miami. Lorna Mills is represented by Transfer Gallery in New York and DAM Gallery in Berlin.