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Married by Powers (with Frac Nord-Pas de Calais)
In principle unlimited, they were only restricted on practical grounds: work that were 'unavailable' when temporary on loan for an exhibition elsewhere, or 'impossible' when a piece is too big, too heavy and too complicated to transport and to install in this situation.

Married by Powers is part and parcel of the practice of Bik Van der Pol: "Our projects engage with functionality, usability and site sensitivity, concerned with interaction at an institutional and intimate, local level, aiming to improve situations, add what is missing, highlight what is in the dark and to open rather than close. Our working method is based on co-operation and we use this as a platform for various kinds of communicative activities. Exploring and activating such platforms runs like a thread through our work. With, for example, The Bookshop Piece (1996, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen), a fully functioning copy of the ICA bookshop in London, we reintroduced the
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Married by Powers (with Frac Nord-Pas de Calais)
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