Cité de Refuge / Business cards
Action, 1993

Action at the homeless people’s shelter Cité de Refuge, Paris, 1993.
For the exhibition Cité de Refuge organised by ART SEINE TRI D.

A business card printer was installed for the residents of the asylum.
Over several days before the opening the machine worked without interruption at the symbolic price of one franc, printing business cards, but also poems and engagement announcements. A plumber printed hundreds of business cards to distribute in the letter boxes of the area, thanks to which he got three small repair jobs within the week.
A “machine for restoring one’s identity” ...?

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