Jesper JUST

Continuous Monuments (Interpassivities)

solo show

September 1 - November 11, 2017

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hong kong

50 Connaught Road Central, 17th Floor - Hong Kong

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103 people attended the opening.
2 132 people attended the exhibition.
The exhibition was open for 44 days.
Daily average 48 visitors per day including opening, 47 per day excluding opening.

  • Artist:Jesper JUST, Exhibition:Continuous Monuments (Interpassivities)
Perrotin Hong Kong is pleased to present Jesper Just’s latest film Continuous Monuments (Interpassivities). The film shows musician ‪Kim Gordon, former bassist in the legendary band Sonic Youth, in a landscape delineated by a long fence on the US / Mexico border. Gordon, donning a tutu and cowboy boots, runs a stick along the border fence, creating a rhythm in a childlike gesture, but one executed with intention. The wall, a symbol of division and divisive politics suddenly becomes a musical instrument. In reassigning its meaning and transforming it into a productive object, capable of creation, the power structures between architecture, territory and function are rearranged. Rather than a border, the wall becomes a monument, stripped of its intended pragmatic function, linking the viewer through space and sound through a universal experience of sensation and impulse, not void of humor and defiance.‬ […]