History Appears Twice - 2008/10
Project Overview:

The notion of “living” space is the starting point for the sculpture and video works that playfully engage the site E-1027. Eileen Gray built the modernist villa built between 1927 and 1929. Gray, the renowned Irish born furniture and carpet designer based in Paris from 1912 until her death in 1976, built two modernist villas between 1929 and 1934.

On my visits to E-1027, between 2003 and 2006, an aura of tragedy enveloped E-1027 and it was evident to me that the house was a haunted and abused site. The house, at that time a ruin, stood as a witness and victim of extreme emotion, a quality absent in modernist discourse.

P Phillips: "Suspended Pleasure" Yesterday's Tomorrows. Montréal: Musée d’art contemporain, 2010