An investigation mixing reflections, proposals and speculation on the emergence and the implementation of a commercial empire out of the ordinary and without limits: the "Planet-Stock", a hypermarket-world generated by the low resolution and the speed of propagation of information, applied to everything.
The current ecological crisis brings about a new relational landscape: an unprecedented collapse of distances creates interspecies promiscuities and a crisis of the human scale. In Inclusions, Nicolas Bourriaud proposes that artists are the anthropologists of this new era.
François Mangeol appropriates Michel Houellebecq's Sérotonine and reduces it to only the letters representing the chemical symbols composing the neurotransmitter linked to the state of happiness (artist's book).
This first meticulous revision of the artistic work by Guadeloupean artist Minia Biabiany points the reasons why her practice has become unavoidable to reflect on the continuous process of Caribbean colonization, by destabilizing colonial structures within the territory, body and language.
This book documents six years of reflections and productions, that is to say the 47 exhibitions—dedicated to young emerging artists as well as to major actors of the French and international art scene—organized at the Galerie Art & Essai of the University Rennes 2 between 2014 and 2020 under the direction of John Cornu.