OJ Presents; ‘Your Account Has Been Suspended’ by Pierre Clement

Pierre Clement’s first solo show in Istanbul; ‘Your Account Has Been Suspended’ focuses on human extinction and post-apocalyptic scenarios. The exhibition, includes site specific installations of the artist, produced in Istanbul opens on December 15 at OJ ART SPACE can be seen until December 31, 2017.

‘Sometimes it is interesting to think that the objects that populate the space of our home environment undoubtedly extend beyond their mere physical presence. We know (according to Baudrillard), an object is determined more by the sign and the symbolic value it represents rather than the concrete and material aspect of his existence. In this sense, desire or lack of interest that is felt for an object is more a matter of assumed idealism than blind materialism.

It is in these degrees of value we attach to them, we transform these objects into receptacles and witnesses of our usages, our customs, our small daily rituals. By the mere presence of our desires, any cheap trinket becomes a kind of memory card from the owner and by extension the potential marker of it in a given time in a given culture. And even after the death of its owner or by the abandonment of the latter.

Although orphaned, the object remains in charge, at least until its own destruction…’*

* Irwin Marchal, 2015

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When I logged into *** this morning, I got a notification message stating “Your account has been suspended please contact Customer Support” I instantly contacted Customer Support via Live Chat.

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@And it wasn’t just men and women: even sentient animals such as dogs and cats, hens, oxen, donkeys and sheep, died from that same disease and with those symptoms, and almost none who displayed those symptoms, or very few indeed, effected a recovery.

The agent could not tell me why my account was suspended.

“Who will been holle and kepe hym from sekenesse

And resiste the strok of pestilence,

Lat hym be glad, and voide al hevynesse,

Flee wikkyd heires, eschew the presence

Off infect placys, causyng the violence;

Drynk good wyn, and holsom meetis take,

Smelle swote thynges and for his deffence

Walk in cleene heir, eschewe mystis blake.”

(Lydgate, lines 1-8)

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She just told me that my account was with *** Risk Management Team and that she would open a ticket for me. A ticket was opened and I received a message from one of the Team Members from Risk Management several hours after stating ” I’ve reviewed your account with out team and it seems your account was closed due to irregularities detected by our system”

a moving gray-green screen between the sun and earth

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“Who will been holle and kepe hym from sekenesse

And resiste the strok of pestilence,

Lat hym be glad, and voide al hevynesse,

Flee wikkyd heires, eschew the presence

Off infect placys, causyng the violence;

Drynk good wyn, and holsom meetis take,

Smelle swote thynges and for his deffence

Walk in cleene heir, eschewe mystis blake.”

(Lydgate, lines 1-8)

Those symptoms were as follows: either between the thigh and the body, in the groin region, or under the armpit, there appeared a lump, and a sudden fever, and when the victim spat, he spat blood mixed with saliva, and none of those who spat blood survived./

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