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Sylvie Fleury * 1961 in Suisse, lives in Geneva

Sylvie Fleury’s playful work sits astride the worlds of fashion and art—and traditional gender representations. Her skill at subverting the codes of consumption provokes viewers to interrogate their own relationship with desire, or even fetishism. Today Fleury is working in more esoteric domains such as Zen practices and the occult arts, which she deems symptomatic of our directionless era. Gucci Satellite, seen in OSMOSCOSMOS, is a single frame taken from a video she generously donated [...]

Sylvie Fleury’s playful work sits astride the worlds of fashion and art—and traditional gender representations. Her skill at subverting the codes of consumption provokes viewers to interrogate their own relationship with desire, or even fetishism. Today Fleury is working in more esoteric domains such as Zen practices and the occult arts, which she deems symptomatic of our directionless era. Gucci Satellite, seen in OSMOSCOSMOS, is a single frame taken from a video she generously donated to be sold at the Photowin auction on the occasion of the celebration of the CPG’s thirtieth anniversary

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