AGATHE SIMON
The Conti Archives

2014
Installation
Variable Dimensions

© Agathe Simon

The installation The Conti Archives is one of the works of the Antarctica exhibition. It pays tribute to Gabriela Conti (1974-2010), the famous French-Argentine writer. It looks like a Curiosity Cabinet. It features four videos, two sound installations and 120 objects and documents from the late nineteenth century to today: photographs, letters and telegrams from the 1930s, Argentinian identity documents, a polar suit, manuscripts, books and notebooks, records, archive film