Dora Garcia specialises in modifications of the conventional relationship between the work and the viewer. In videos, writing and performances she offers scenarios that alter the behaviour we expect from those concerned, despite their being in apparently normal situations. She is particularly interested in micro-events that trigger interaction with the user in public spaces, whether open or closed: squares and public transport, for example. For the Biennale she has created two works: one in the form of a guided tour, the other involving a clash with an exhibition attendant. What Dora Garcia enjoys is bending behaviour rituals – here in an art context – so as to underscore the sheer weight of convention, the complexity of power and the presence of authority.
With the support of the Seacex, Madrid.
Whether you're members of a club, association or works' council, or simply a group of friends or family, enjoy an original encounter with contemporary art at the Biennale de Lyon.
Our guided tours, devised as conversations about ideas and viewpoints, let you discover contemporary creativity through a special, close-up experience.
Double your pleasure - discover a wide range of artworks at La Sucrière and the Museum of Contemporary Art, and ride the River Rhône between venues.
Duration: 3hrs + 1hr boat ride
Price: €150 + €9 per person
A tour of La Sucrière followed by conversation over a drink at La Rue Le Bec. A convivial way to savour contemporary art.
At La Sucrière.
Visit the exhibitions with a mediator, who will help you engage with the artworks and maximise your visitor experience.
At La Sucrière or the Museum of Contemporary Art.
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The Biennale of Lyon is a Les Biennales de Lyon event