For their exhibition at the Manoir de la Ville de Martigny, Jérôme Leuba & Marie Velardi question the Rhône, a river in perpetual movement and whose contours change through time.
For their exhibition at the Manoir de la Ville de Martigny, Jérôme Leuba & Marie Velardi propose a sensitive investigation of the Rhône
and the relations we have with it.
Their research work was underpinned by questions that are found in the exhibition: What can the Rhone River teach us about changing territories?
What can the Rhone River teach us about shifting territories? or What do we find of our bodies in the river? And how does it find itself in us?
In this process of research, the artists worked with residents and scientists who shared their experience of the river with them.
experience of the river. These exchanges in the field, along the Rhône and its realities, reveal multiple voices and perceptions, which the artists have translated into their own language. Through video, sound and installation, the exhibition addresses various issues such as the chemical industry and pollution, the water cycle linked to the body, or the perception of the river and the relationship with the living.
Opening in the presence of the artists on December 11, 2022 at 4pm
Finissage on January 29, 2023 at 2:00 pm with a guided tour with the artists followed by a convivial moment, mulled wine and apple pie