As part of Dominique Peysson's artistic residency at Espace Jean-Roger Caussimon in Tremblay-en-France, in partnership with Lieu Multiple, the DNA school and the Ebi-Carbios laboratory in Poitiers and supported by the Seine-Saint-Denis Department and the Ile-de-France Region.
DNA in plastics was exhibited from January 5 to March 10, 2017 for the Première Impression exhibition, consisting of 5 of my works on DNA.
I wonder here about what is called dyslexia, too often considered a weakness. Mutations, which are at the origin of our evolution and our ability to adapt to our environment, aren't they errors in reading the sequences A, T, G, and C of our DNA? Isn't the mutation a kind of dyslexia of our reproductive system, a saving dyslexia? Because without reading errors, there is no evolution...
This video offers us a reading of the code of the genome of an average man, with some errors, sometimes, in the reading of the letters. A perfect reading would seem totally boring to us. The possibility of hearing the reader hesitate at times - even as the letter appears on the screen - makes viewing this video much more interesting, more touching. It reminds us of our own weakness when it comes to performance and our difficulty living it when we know that the other knows… It's our flaws that make us so much more human;