• André Fournelle

    Centre D’Exposition Circa

    Born of the quixotic context that begot the ’60s happening, André Fournelle’s antagonistic approach has evolved to include an iconoclastic personalized vocabulary of materials: neon, aluminum, glass, fire, and stone. In Fire in Your Cities, 1982, a large neon X was placed on the side of a building targeted for demolition. Later Fournelle lit a bonfire in the vacant lot, again in the shape of an X, and videotaped the event. Other documents included a blowup of a press clipping citing a member of Charles Manson’s clan commenting on construction activities in the immediate vicinity of their dwelling

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