footnotes in the catalogue of vanishing things


video (dans l'atelier)


(collage on glass)

Les Essais
(Michel de Montaigne, written in white chalk throughout France)

Recent Interventions

   Les Villes Invisibles (Nuit Blanche, 2015)
La Petite Lumière (2015)
   Langres Diderot (2013)
   Une Déclaration (2012)

The Opacity Project 

(ongoing series of public interventions)


(negated books)  


(slide collage and performance)


(ongoing interrupted public performance)


(slide collage and performance)



Bouleversements (the cartography of desperation)




Sur les Exercices... Saint-Cast-le-Guildo, France.
May 28th, 2016.
... another episode of Les Essais (Michel de Montaigne)
Les Villes Invisibles... Nuit Blanche, Brussels
October 3rd, 2015.
                     video here
Sur la Gloire... Biarritz, France.
June 24th, 2015.
... another episode of Les Essais (Michel de Montaigne)
video (in the studio, by Jerome Noel, 2014)
De la Solitude... Nuit Blanche, Paris
October 4th, 2014.
Transport Commun
(a year in the public transit system of Paris).
Paris, France 2013.
A l'usage de ceux qui voient / Diderot 2013, Langres ... 18-22 september, 2013. Langres, France. Info here
and video here
Pain Proust: birds sing because they have nothing to read.
a Map of the Opacity Project: selected performances on an interactive map


Poetry is Disaster 
e-mail: Contact me


Mike Schertzer, 1997-2016