View of the exhibition 1 monde réel, Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain, Paris, 1999. © Diller + Scofidio © Collection Rolf Fehlbaum, Bâle. Picture © Valérie Belin.

Exhibition overview

Created by the Fondation Cartier, the exhibition 1 monde réel explores the dialectical relationship between imagination and action, known and unknown territories, the present and dreams, palpable reality and fiction.
The exhibition includes dream machines and spectacular constructions, unknown objects and objects used in space, and fictional and documentary films. They tell one story after another, rekindling a timeless sense of wonder that has remained with us since childhood.

Artists and contributors of the exhibition:
  • Jean-Michel Alberola,
  • Beaurin Domercq,
  • Valérie Belin,
  • Chris Burden,
  • James Lee Byars,
  • Tacita Dean,
  • Collection Rolf Fehlbaum,
  • Bodys Isek Kingelez,
  • Mœbius,
  • Panamarenko,
  • Mikhail Romadin,
  • Andrei Ujica,
  • Stanley Kubrick,
  • Andrei Tarkovski,
  • Météorite de Tamentit,
  • Gwek Bure-Soh,
  • Cai Guo-Qiang,
  • Valéry Grancher,
  • Mathieu Manche,
  • Paul Virilio