The Eglise des frères Prêcheurs is one of the most spectacular, inhabited, seductive and problematic places used during the Rencontres. We all still remember the shock of discovering 'Chaos' (the Joseph Koudelka installation) here and the Amos Gitai last year. For 2013, we were looking forward to seeing what New York based Chilean Alfredo Jaar would make of the space. Dating from the fifteenth century, the church was long left in a state of disrepair but never shed its Dominican origins. No point trying to take on such a building! You just have to adapt, observe and see what expression it allows.
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