* in Morges, 1987
Lives and works in Berlin
“I practice a kind of archeology of the present”, is how Charrière describes his work. The two works on show refer to the site of numerous nuclear weapons tests, which were carried out between 1946 and 1958 by the USA on Bikini atoll. Hidden behind the South Sea paradise is a dangerous history, a landscape contaminated with cesium-137 where plants and their fruits such as coconuts grow in genetically form.