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art:i:curate artist Jacqueline Doyen in VECTOR at NY Art Book Fair

art:i:curate artist Jacqueline Doyen in VECTOR at NY Art Book Fair

art:i:curate artist Jacqueline Doyen has her work featured in the artist literary journal/art book VECTOR, which will be presented at NY Art Book Fair at MoMA PS1. 


Printed Matter's NY Art Book Fair at MoMA PS1 

22-25 Jackson Ave Long Island City, NY 11101

September 26-28 2014



VECTOR Artists Journal | An Art Exhibition in the Form of a Literary Journal


Each edition of VECTOR compiles a collection of written works by 25-30 emerging and established artists for print and online for download. The form, length, and theme is up to each artist. Essays range from 1-10 pages, are printed in black & white, unedited, and arranged in alphabetical order.


Artists included in VECTOR - Issue 5, BERLIN include Quirin Bäumler, Birthe Blauth, John Bock, Anina Brisolla, Daniel Chluba, Tobias Dostal, Jacqueline Doyen, Friederike Feldmann, Xenia Fink, Heiner Franzen, Asta Gröting, Philip Grözinger, Gregor Hildebrandt, Andy Hope 1930, Fabian Knecht, Dirk Lange, Adrian Lohmüller, Paul McDevitt, John Monteith, Regine Müller-Waldeck, Manfred Peckl, Daniel Permanetter, Dean Rosenzweig, Benja Sachau, Friedemann von Stockhausen, Meghan Tomeo, and Syntopian Vagabond - Michaela Rotsch.


Issue 5, BERLIN recently launched in Berlin earlier in September. VECTOR - Issue 4, OLSO will be highlighted in the NORWAY FOCUS: KUNSTNERBØKER as part of Printed Matter's NY Art Book Fair.





About Jacqueline Doyen


Jacqueline Doyen (b. 1978, Nice) currently lives and works in Berlin. 


Jacqueline Doyen´s constructions recall sort of extensions of the body, similar to the head-holders used in the early XIX century photography. Such an apparatus helped portrait subjects assume immobile poses during long periods of exposure. Similarly, her structures instruct the body to get into a position and support it in order to hold the pose, allowing its transformation into a picture.


When in a performance, these works allow the viewer to 'witness’ the real body posture frozen as in a tableau vivant. The reenacted pose explores the theatrical dimension of the body seen in its physical absence while leading the viewer back to the corporality of the experience.


Displayed in the exhibition, these structures remind familiar devices or theatre props which one may perceive as artefacts of a still open process and suggest the possible intervention of the viewer. These installations investigate the potential to physically reenact, or mentally explore the sculptural dimension of the body. Each piece 'describes’ a specific pose that gives the visitor a diverse awareness of the body, environment, and realtionships involved. Once poses are reconstructed upon the picture, they draw inspiration from associations recalling collective unconscious and imagination might be generated and unfold. The familiarity of the pose, its evidence and origin come under active consideration and scrutiny.


Jacqueline Doyen holds a BFA from Ecole Pilote Internationale d′Art et de Recherche, Villa Arson (2002). In 2005, received her MFA from the Hochschule für Bildende Künste Braunschweig (HBK), Braunschweig. 


View more artworks by Jacqueline Doyen



Images courtesy the artist

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