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Spooky Gue(ho)st House Draped in a Melted White Veil Opens in France

Posted By Tafline Laylin On October 5, 2014 @ 9:30 am In Architecture,Art,carousel showcase,Design,Gallery | 3 Comments

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The sculptural Gue(ho)st House building is situated adjacent to the Delme Contemporary Art Center [1], which is housed in a former Synagogue located in a small town in the far northeastern corner of France. The public art commission [2] 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 [3] 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.”

+ Berdaguer & Péjus [4]

Via Frame Web [5]

images courtesy O.H.Dancy, CHD Art production, CAC la synagogue de Delme

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[1] Delme Contemporary Art Center: http://www.cac-synagoguedelme.org/

[2] public art commission: http://inhabitat.com/tag/public-art/

[3] inspiring studio space upstairs: http://inhabitat.com/village-underground-subway-cars-studio-space/

[4] + Berdaguer & Péjus: http://www.cbmp.fr/

[5] Frame Web: http://www.frameweb.com/news/gue-ho-st-house-by-berdaguer--pejus

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