NY/NY

NY/NY — 2017.

Gouache and printed text on Canson paper 224 g/m².
150 × 100 cm (59 × 39 in) each.

Solo exhibition Travelers and Strangers,
Kentler International Drawing Space, New York, 2017.

Drawing, left (NY): Map of Manhattan representing two routes (green lines) of the artist running in the East Village and near Central Park because she is late. In both cases, in spite of suspicious looks of passers-by, she will arrive without any trouble to her destinations.

Drawing, right (NY): Map of Manhattan representing two routes (red lines) of the Jamaican writer Garnette Cadogan running in the East Village and near Central Park because he is late. In the 1st case he is hurt by a passer-by, and in the 2nd case he is arrested by the police, each time because he is suspected to be a robber on the run.
   Text adapted from Garnette Cadogan Black and Blue/Walking While Black, with his kind permission.

Lucile Bertrand - NY/NY

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Exhibition view Travelers and Strangers

Lucile Bertrand - NY/NY

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Map of Manhattan
representing the routes
of the artist.

Lucile Bertrand - NY/NY

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Detail.
Arriving from Brooklyn (right),
the artist is running
in the East Village.

Lucile Bertrand - NY/NY

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Detail.
The artist is running
in the East Village.

Lucile Bertrand - NY/NY

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Detail.
The artist comments on running
as a means to avoid some dangers.

Lucile Bertrand - NY/NY

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Map of Manhattan
representing the routes
of Garnette Cadogan.

Lucile Bertrand - NY/NY

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Detail.
As he is running near Central Park,
the writer is arrested by the police.

Lucile Bertrand - NY/NY

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Detail.
The writer describes his arrest.

Lucile Bertrand - NY/NY

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Detail.
As he is running in the East Village,
the writer is hurt by a passer-by.