Spooky Gue(ho)st House Draped in a Melted White Veil Opens in France
Posted By Tafline Laylin On October 28, 2012 @ 12:06 am In Architecture,Art,carousel showcase,gallery | 2 Comments
The sculptural Gue(ho)st House building is situated adjacent to the Delme Contemporary Art Center , which is housed in a former Synagogue located in a small town in the far northeastern corner of France. The public art commission  was financed by the Ministry of Culture and Communication and a host of local public and private supporters to create a space that the entire community can enjoy.
The funeral parlor was transformed into a new reception area where school groups and other visitors will gather for educational programs. There is also a gallery and an inspiring studio space upstairs  that will be made available to the occasional visiting artist. In a press release, the artists said of their latest project: “As the spatial projection of a collective psyche, the house becomes not only a place of emotions, perceptions and memories, but also a great mediation tool for the art centre.”
Via Frame Web 
images courtesy O.H.Dancy, CHD Art production, CAC la synagogue de Delme
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URLs in this post:
 Gue(ho)st House: http://www.cac-synagoguedelme.org/presse/INAUGURATION_GUESTHOUSE/PK_GH.pdf
 Berdaguer & Péjus: http://www.cbmp.fr/
 Delme Contemporary Art Center: http://www.cac-synagoguedelme.org/
 public art commission: http://inhabitat.com/tag/public-art/
 inspiring studio space upstairs: http://inhabitat.com/village-underground-subway-cars-studio-space/
 Frame Web: http://www.frameweb.com/news/gue-ho-st-house-by-berdaguer--pejus
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