Le Débarras


After having graduated in 2011, the artist found herself at home, without any studio, network or tools to continue her practice. This theater piece was written and played to Olivier Grasser, the director of the FRAC Alsace, in the hope of obtaining the storage room of his institution, and using it as a studio.

It portrays their first encounter in his office at the FRAC. Written before the real meeting, learnt by heart by Deschamps, and played to the director who didn't expect anything, this piece reveals the strategies an unknown artist must develop to raise the interest of an art director and to enter an institution. It uses fiction as a tool for transforming reality.