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GYGI, Fabrice (<i>born</i> 1965), Installation artist, performance artist, draughtsman, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GYGI, Fabrice (born 1965), Installation artist, performance artist, draughtsman, engraver

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Swiss, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 1965, in Geneva.

Installation artist, performance artist, draughtsman, engraver.

Gygi lives and works in Zurich and Geneva. He attended the École des Arts Décoratifs, Geneva, and later the École Supérieure d'Art Visuel, Geneva. In his installations and other artworks, Gygi scrutinizes the hierarchy of society. He highlights divergent, symbolic functions and conflicting relationships; the same place, the same action

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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