Artist Statement

Shannon Cain, St. Paul-de-Vence Tuesday, June 28, 2016 (Note: this statement was written before I was illegally evicted by the developer on Wednesday June 29. I’d left the house for food and water—as was my right—and when I returned, they were in the process of bricking up the front door. My possessions...

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The Squat

In France, a law exists that is meant to discourage landowners from leaving property vacant for long periods of time. This law offers protection to « squatters »: people who unlawfully enter a residence or building and set up house. After 48 hours in residence, squatters are afforded legal rights: they cannot be...

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