Boston University 808 Gallery, Massachusetts, USA

This solo, museum exhibition features artworks related to Emmanuel's counter-memorial, The Lost Men France, which was installed adjacent to the Thiepval Memorial to the Missing of the Somme in 2014. The Lost Men France, the 3rd in his The Lost Men series, comprised 5 large silk banners depicting the artist's body bearing names of WWI servicemen from all nations pressed into his skin. Paul Emmanuel: Remnants underscores concepts of loss, memory & memorialisation in an installation centered around the 'remnants' of The Lost Men France banners, torn & battered by the winds of the Somme. The banners are complemented by videos, drawings, prints & plaster casts of the artist's body. An artist talk & panel discussion were presented at Boston University in conjunction with this exhibition.

Remnants brochure

BUAG press release

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& articles

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The Lost Men

Remnants at
Freedom Park,
South Africa

Exhibition views (22 photos)
Trip to Boston (43 photos)
Remembering a Counter-memorial
(Video 10 mins 33 sec)

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