In 2016 P/////AKT is focusing on the conceptual legacy of Marcel Broodthaers’ 1964 work Le Pense-Bête and its relevance in current discourse. P/////AKT will outline six aspects of Le Pense-Bête, each of which comprises a solo exhibition, a public event, and an essay. The second aspect deals with transition, gesture and authenticity. The act of rendering his collected poems illegible by casting them in plaster is exemplary for the transitory qualities of Broodthaers’ artistic practise.
The exhibition text is available here.