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"Territory of Public Objects"
0000-00-00 until 1999-09-26
This is an exploration Territory and Gallery. From mail received (in French, English, Portugese or...), and also pictures or sounds, are selected by A under the theme of vulnerability and define this territory. vulnerables is an art web site created by Fabiana de Barros for the exhibition THE EDGE OF AWARENESS organized by Adelina von Fürstenberg, curator of the exhibition and President of Art for The World, in commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of The World Health Organization. Participate! Until 26-9-99.
This itinerant exhibition began in Geneva in May 1998 and then travel ed to New York (sept.. 98), Sćo Paulo
(dec. 98) and New Delhi (march 99). vulnerables will be on-line during each exhibition, each time with new
Fabiana de Barros was born in 1957 in Sćo Paulo. She lives and works in Geneva. She creates interventions
and performances which are all works in progress, continuing and transforming themselves from one
exhibition to another. During this process, she uses various mechanisms to establish an individual relationship
with each visitor. Following her Tours du Monde, a project involving displacement in space and in time around
a few large towers at various points of the globe, she created a weird travel agency called Aller/Re-Tour. This
agency offers visitors a motionless trip in which Fabiana de Barros talks with them and shows them drawings
The site was created in coproduction with the centre pour l'image contemporaine (saint-gervais genčve)*,
with the help of the WHO information system management division.