October 2nd, 2012 – On the North-Eastern edge of France, in the off the beaten path village of Delme, is an old prison and funeral home that has been transformed into an art gallery with a ghost like facade.
The unique architectural addition is the work of artist Christophe Berdaguer and Marie Péjus, who coated the structure in thick white layers of polystyrene. The layering method gives the building a Hulk-meets-marshmallow appearance, giving it a never before seen visual edge.
The building functions as a visitor centre, studio, gallery and event space, owned and operated by Contemporain-La Synagogue de Delme .
The two artists, who were inspired by the prior functions of the building, decided to incorporate the idea of ghosts into the design of the facade.
The name was inspired by Marcel Duchamp’s well known wordplay project: A Guest + A Host = A Ghost.
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