How is time decolonized? The exhibition A Debt of Time is an investigation of time-consuming extra-liberalism, and of how modernity has created "time shifts". By constructing historical time as a measure of cultural distance, and by attributing to the non-western geographies an alleged and fundamental delay that they should strive to fulfill, they turn into a kind of "waiting room of history."
In Europe, debt crises, but also some kind of memory obsession, led to a social loan debt of future, and a temporary expropriation from future generations. "The Impatients" is an installation in the form of a "time-policy" series and a global survey, an attempt to gather nonlinear actions and strategies aimed at erasing the debt of the time.
Le Peuple qui manque / A people is missing is an art curatorial platform based in Paris, France. It was founded in 2005 by Kantuta Quiros and Aliocha Imhoff, and works in the border between contemporary art and research. Read more at lepeuplequimanque.org .