Until January 27, the MBAL, Museum of Fine Arts in Le Locle, Switzerland, offers a journey through contemporary creation, ranging from photography to video, from mural paintings to fabric sculptures. We chose two of the four participants: Alex Prager and Erik Madigan Heck. This is how Nathalie Herschdorfer, the director of the museum presents them. Alex Prager – SILVER LAKE DRIVE MBAL presents the first retrospective of one of the most emblematic artist of our time. Working between photography and film, Alex Prager (United States, 1979) has been developing a work for the last 10 years distinguished by its inimitable style. Her stagings, be they photographed or filmed, strike with the meticulous care with which they are realized. Hollywood is never far away for this Los Angeles artist, inspired by cinema and popular culture. The exhibition, which brings together her most important series, unveils a universe that combines drama, emotion and humor. Los Angeles serves as both inspiration and backdrop to her compositions. We see female characters in strange scenes, in an atmosphere which is as intriguing as it is seductive....
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