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Bagarres #01

 - Bagarres #01
The first issue of the magazine Bagarres, made of constraints and rules of the game.
In English, "Bagarres" is "a noisy brawl, a rumble"—and that's exactly what it's about here; a noise that joyously disturbs our habits to help us think Art differently—sideways, upside down—to uncomplicate it a bit, to have fun, mostly. So why Bagarres?
By association of ideas may be, like in the section ACCROCHAGE (HOOK UP) in which 40 artists answer by concatenation. Because to argue is to be together, to reunite like in the section JOUTE (PLAY) in which we tell you the story of a shared Art experience. It's also to build relationships, to share, like in the section BATAILLE (BATTLE) where the artists happily seize an anonymous paiting to re-interpret it, for our greatest pleasure. It's, again, to create together, like in the section CARTEL that provokes new collaborations, new pieces, inventing ephemeral or long-lasting couples. It's finally to mix and twist stories like in RIPOSTE (retaliation) where the artists answer to a literary text written especially for Bagarres. It's therefore through a series of funnily serious, and we hope, seriously funny game rules that Bagarres was thought of. "A potential creative openener", a free-minded review, gravely light-headed in which 'a piece of art is what's of no use" (Christo) and that's so essential.
—Sophie Toulouse
With Abagail Assor, Gilles Barbier, Julien Berthier, Cecilia Bengolea, Cornelius De Bill Baboul, Pauline Bonnet, Mike Boursheid, Alain Bublex, Camille Chastang, Anne Colomes, Lauren Coullard, Jozsef Csato, Idir Davaine, Guillaume Dégé, Lou Doillon, Agathe Dos Santos, Julie Dubos, Heloise Farago, Stéphane Foenkinos, Yoann Estevenin, Jacques Floret, Valentine Gardiennet, Sébastien Gouju, Aurélie Gravas, Philippe Hallais (Low Jack), Sarah Haug, Luke James, Thierry Lagalla, Julie Le Guern, Alexandre & Florentine Lamarche-Ovize, Gaspard Laurent, Seulgi Lee, Gil Lesage, José Lévy, Stéphane Manel, Clémence Mauger, Myriam Mechita, Jan Melka, Marine Pascal, Olivier Passieux, Charles Petit, Jeremy Piningre, Delphine Raoult, Caroline Rennequin, Florence Reymond, Antoine Roegiers, Stephane Sautour, Claus Georg Stabe, Samuel Trenquier, Vincent Villard, Adele Vivet, Virginie Yassef, Taline Zabounian, Romain Zacchi, Janna Zhirri.
Bagarres is a bilingual and annual contemporary art magazine, made of constraints and rules of the game, published by The Drawer, founded in 2011 by Sophie Toulouse and Barbara Soyer, and the École d'Art, founded in 2021 by Julie Le Guern and Vincent Villard.
published in November 2021
bilingual edition (English / French)
21 x 29,5 cm (softcover)
160 pages (ill.)
ISBN : 978-2-493443-00-7
EAN : 9782493443007
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