2. Sylvie Fleury (*1961), Volvaria, 2008

Welcoming the visitors to the entrance of the building of contemporary art, during the extremely popular retrospective of the Genevan artist at MAMCO, these flying saucers are unique models, inspired from US sci-fi, with different finishes, based on the shades of nail polish. As in all Fleury’s projects, this encounter between opposing vocabularies and the “female customization” of cultural elements trigger a critique of the modernist canon.

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