Olivier Castel

  International With Monuments 
Riff Raff at Q, London, 2010 (with Katie Guggenheim and Justin Jaeckle)
  The surnames of the three collaborating artists cover the walls of the room, each letter as a large as a door. The font is an unfinished
design by Joseph Albers, made freely available for public use by his estate. The scale of the reproduction compromises the function of the letters as linguistic signs, transforming their pedagogical functionality into pure decoration and taking hold of the two columns like appropriated monuments.