Sept. 13, 2013 – Oct. 16, 2013Galerie Chantal Crousel
10, rue Charlot
Jennifer Allora & Guillermo Calzadilla at Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris. -Chantal Crousel Gallery is pleased to present two new films by Allora & Calzadilla, co-produced with the Festival d’Automne à Paris.
Apotomē takes as a starting point, a historic attempt, set against the backdrop of the French Revolution, of man trying to communicate and create new relations with animals held in captivity- in this case two elephants, affectionately named Hans and Parkie (or Marguerite), that arrived at the Museum of Natural History in Paris in March 1798 as spoils of war.
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