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artist's books FAHY, JEAN-MARIE

JEAN-MARIE FAHY, Just visiting, 2019 [artist’s books]

JEAN-MARIE FAHY, Just visiting, 2019
29,7 x 21 cm
offset, artist’s book, 166 pp.
edition 550
2 versions: one with original print on foil and one without foil and signed, published by the artist


The artist’s book “Just visiting” is about conversations Jean-Marie Fahy mainly had on Grindr and Tinder. Also meetings with boys in museums, pubs and on terraces have been recorded or transcripted. The first page of the book leaves no doubt about the core of the conversations: ‘Fuck capitalism and straightism (and soberism)’.
One copy is still sealed and comes with a print on the foil, the other one has been opened and is signed with felt pen ink.

Each year, the city of Geneva in Switzerland invite artists from Geneva to apply for one of the bursaries offered by the Berthoud, Lissignol-Chevalier and Galland Funds of the City of Geneva. Jean-Marie Fahy was chosen as winner of the Bourses de la Ville de Genève 2019 of Applied Arts and Coline Mir as winner in the Visual Arts.