[NetBehaviour] EarthMan and EarthBase, England and Paris June-July 2008
dion at dionlaurent.com
Sun Jun 15 21:05:14 CEST 2008
I'll be in London the 19th -24th. Are you around?
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From: "marc garrett" <marc.garrett at furtherfield.org>
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Subject: Re: [NetBehaviour] EarthMan and EarthBase, England and Paris
> Hi Dion,
> >Clapham Common in London on June 21 as part of the Revolve Eco-Rally.
> Hey Dion - how long are you in the UK for?
>> EarthBase 1, the third shelter/survival base in a series of
>> installations by Dion Laurent since 2002 for the EarthMan
>> (EarthHuman, EarthWoman) project will be installed in Paris, July 4 -
>> 20, 2008. First showin in Montreux, Switzerland and subsequently
>> invited to show in Geneva in 2007, the installation will evolve
>> throughout the exposition in Paris and will include a series of
>> EarthMan performances.
>> Exposition "Paris-Lodi"
>> Espace des Blancs Manteaux
>> 48 rue Vielle du Temple 75004
>> Du 4 au 20 juillet 2008
>> Ouvert tous les jours, de 12h a 21h. Entree libre.
>> Contact 06 84 05 04 12
>> Additionally, Dion Laurent has been invited to perform EarthMan in
>> Brighton, Royal Tunbridge Wells and Clapham Common in London on June
>> 21 as part of the Revolve Eco-Rally.
>> *EarthMan* is a performance piece which allows the viewer to consider
>> our global biosphere on a human scale. The Texan-based artist, Dion
>> Laurent, blends art & science by appearing in public places wearing a
>> self-sustaining suit capable of maintaining a human in otherwise
>> unlivable environments on earth or even in outer space. The EarthMan
>> suit consists of a solar-powered system including fans, air ducts,
>> lights, terrarium and plants that reproduces the symbiotic
>> relationship between humans and plants through the exchange of CO2 and
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