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all the time. Sometimes pieces will return,
sometimes in a different context and certainly
with a different motivation.
GYM houses the collection of 150 pieces, all
packed in protective cases and material: the
depot as image. The content of the cases is
indicated by the list of names of the artists,
titles and descriptions of the work. In some
cases this list will evoke memories of the
pieces, for many of the works may be part of
some sort of collective memory.

Three pieces are, as our personal parameters
for Married by Powers, shown during the whole
period: How Does It Feel (1995), a work of Tony
Oursler addresses directly to the viewer, in
this way exploring and questioning the relation
between public and private, intimate space.
With Speech Bubbles (1997) by Philippe Parreno,
the energy of a discourse floats - so to speak
- in the air. Untitled, 1994 (Recreational
Lounge) a project by Rirkrit Tiravanija creates
a place in the exhibition, actively inviting to
play, hang out, think and read.

Married by Powers came into being thanks to the
 
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dedication and attention of all who
contributed:

the partners
Lisa Klapstock, Natasa Petresin, Basak Senova,
Mai Abu Eldahab, Franceso Bernardelli, Nikola
Dietrich, Edit Molnar, Marc Bijl, Maher Al
Sabbagh, Paulina Olowska, Jill Magid, Nanine
Linning, Martijn Boelhouwers, André van der
Eijk, Carla Cruz, Nina Hoechtl, Tina Sejbjerg,
Claudia van Dijk, Reynaldo Chirino; collecting
information, Ad Benard, student KCW; video
work, Roebie Starink, student AV, Willem de
Kooning Academie; design invitation Peter
Westenberg; the people of Frac Nord-Pas de
Calais in Dunkerque and TENT. in Rotterdam,
transporter LeClerq and AFAA, Association
Francaise d'Action Artistique.

 
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