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5 rue Bichat
The Bichat Warehouse was built in 1916 as an arsenale. Later it was used as a garage, until fire swept through it in the 1980s. The reinforced-concrete construction of this new Biennale venue, offering more than 800m² in floorspace, accommodates a single work:
Pedro Cabrita Reis:
Les Dormeurs. 2009
Approaching the site as a readymade, Cabrita Reis has turned it into a light-space delineated by industrial neons that react to the weather and the shifts between night and day.
Pedro Cabrita Reis
* 1956 Lisbon, Portugal; lives there.
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Texts: Biennale de Lyon.
In this tour through the 10th Biennale de Lyon you can see artworks by almost all the participants.