Temple of Love – Agony

Gaëlle Choisne

Hamidrasha Gallery, Tel Aviv

Curator: Avi Lubin, invited to France by Trampoline in 2018



Trampoline is pleased to support the solo exhibition of Gaëlle Choisne, “Temple of Love – Agony” at Hamidrasha Gallery – Hayarkon 19, Tel Aviv.


Temple of Love – Agony is the new chapter in Gaëlle Choisne’s ongoing exploration of the concept of love. Following Roland Barthes’ book “A Lover’s Discourse : Fragments,” she focuses in the current exhibition on the idea of agony, on “the fear of a breakdown which has already been experienced,” to quote from Barthes. Choisne’s installation explores the idea of love as a social and political matter, an attitude and form of resistance and a catalyst for courage and transgression. Love in this ongoing project becomes a social and spiritual issue, a channeling source of profoundly political actions. Choisne created a space for dialogue and conversation that invites people to collaborate and take part in the exhibition.


The exhibition was created in collaboration with My Luvs : Roxanne Maillet, Marie-Carmel Brouard, Crystell Mess, Agnes Noel, Euvonie Reynald and Megg Rayara Gomes de Oliveira. Previous chapters took place at Bétonsalon in Paris, The Mistake Room in Los Angeles, and Zachęta Project Room in Warsaw.


The exhibition is supported by Trampoline Association and The French Institute in Tel Aviv.