Critical Writing Index

Francis Alys

by Susan Emerling

Border Crossings, Feb. 2008, v. 27, no. 105, pp. 86-7

Belgian-born artist Francis Alys's mid-career retrospective spans his works from 2005-2007. In his practice Alys focuses on ideas of the "developed" and "underdeveloped" and all the paradoxes inerent between these binaries. His works are both poetic and humourous and are often political. This articles briefly touches on Alys' recent works that are both being monumental to miniscule.

ITEM 2008.023 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

Poetics of RehearsalFrancis Alys

FlagFrancis Alys

When Faith Moves MountainsFrancis Alys

Rehearsal IFrancis Alys

Paradox f Praxis IFrancis Alys

The LoopFrancis Alys