January 29th, 2006, 3:14 pm
Rikrit Tiravanija is making a solo show at the Chantale Crousel gallery in Paris from January 14 to February 28 2006…
Rirkrit Tiravanija 2005
Studio view, The Land, Chiang Mai, Thailand
© Tony Huang
Chantal Crousel is pleased to present you the third personal exhibition of Rirkrit Tiravanija at the gallery. Through a series of new works created in his studio in Thailand for this occasion, Rirkrit Tiravanija challenges the current value of notions such as "liberty" and "other world." He pursues his exploration of living architectural concepts and meeting areas, refering this time to Jean Prouvé.
P Su is telling the concept idea how to place the house.
Rikrit has started in Thaïland in Chiang Maï a great project called "the land" where different international contemporary artist and architect have conceived architectural unit (houses) dealing with their own aesthetics concept. This project is dealing with a kind of social utopia where art is defining a topoï where new social skills may emerge…
A community is taking care of this land and is living there you may see the result on this Link
The land foundation website is here