At the Armory Show 2009, Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin from Paris and Miami showed a group of works by the French conceptual art duo Kolkoz, consisting of Samuel Boutruche and Benjamin Moreau. Called “The American Collection” (La Collection Americaine), the presentation displayed a group of frames framing frames. Why that? “Because we wanted to make some paintings but as we are not very good painters, we stopped at the frames”, claims Benjamin Moreau in the short interview we did with Kolkoz at The Armory Show.
In June 2009 Kolkoz will be participating in the official Art Film Program of Art Basel curated by Marc Glöde, This Brunner, and John Armleder with Holiday Movie: Formentera.
Samuel Boutruche (born in Avranche in 1972) and Benjamin Moreau (born in 1973 in Paris) live and work in Paris, France.
Kolkoz: La Collection Americaine / The Armory Show 2009. March 4, 2009.
Links: Kolkoz at Last.fm, Ciren, Art Is Not Dead, Maison des Arts.
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