“G. H. Hovagimyan is an absurdist, a strategist, a serial collaborator, and nothing short of a cultural icon in the world of contemporary art, particularly as it relates to how artists have adopted the digital technological tools of our times, adapting them in his work for critique of art, popular culture, and social engagement.” (G. H. Hovagimyan: Situationist Funhouse, ed. Stephen Zacks, 2022). Valéry Grancher is a French internet-based artist, performer, theorist, curator and lecturer. His work has been shown internationally, including at the New Museum of Contemporary Art in New York City, Palais de Tokyo, Centre Pompidou, and Fondation Cartier in Paris, Istanbul Contemporary Art Museum, Israeli Center for Digital Art, Documenta X, and the Contemporary Art Center, St. Petersburg, and is in the collections of major institutions worldwide.
Their conversation and videos/demonstrations will be followed by a coupe de champagne.