Exploring the infra-spaces between images, sound, and voice in the work of artist Marcelline Delbecq, in conversation with art historian Pascale Cassagnau (in the framework of the “Beyond Sound” interview series, dedicated to sound arts
After studying photography in Chicago (Columbia College) and New York (ICP), Marcelline Delbecq (born 1977, lives and works in Paris) graduated from the Beaux-Arts school in Caen (France), then received a masters degree in curatorial studies from Université de Paris X-Nanterre. She was in residency at Pavillon in Palais de Tokyo
in 2005 and was the French resident at Triangle in Brooklyn in 2007-2008.
She has gradually moved away from photography
to focus on the cinematic
and photographic potential of writing through installations, films, readings and publications. She uses both narrative and narrator (the voice) to create an uncanny world where texts, turned into sound, generate mental images shifting from description to fiction, from past to present, documentary to fiction. question.
Pascale Cassagnau is a PhD in Art History and works as an art critic. She is in charge of audiovisual and new media contents at the CNAP (Ministry for Culture). She has been writing articles for Art Press
for numerous years. She has written texts on Chris Burden
, James Coleman, John Baldessari
, Pierre Huyghe
, Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster
and Matthieu Laurette
in particular. Her research work is on new practices in cinema
, especially the way they interact with contemporary creation. Her essay Future Amnesia -Enquête sur un troisième cinéma.
(Ed.Isthme) documents those new film forms, which are halfway between fictions and documentaries. Un Pays Supplémentaire
(Ed. Ecole des beaux-arts de Paris) deals with the role of contemporary creation within the architecture of the media.