Over the course of her career, Tacita Dean has worked to discover new expressive possibilities for analogue film, by treating it not as a technology but a medium akin to painting or sculpture. With films from the beginning of her career, reshot on 35mm and displayed alongside 19th-century postcards from her personal collection, this show comprises an extended personal meditation on the fragility of the planet at the Bourse de Commerce in Paris (24 May–18 September). Also on show is Dean’s monumental chalk painting The Wreck of Hope (2022), which takes inspiration from Caspar David Friedrich’s The Sea of Ice (1823–24). Find out more on the Bourse de Commerce’s website – and you can read Robert Barry’s interview with the artist from 2021 here.
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