Tableaux vivants

Exhibition

Film, video

Tableaux vivants

Ends in 22 days: May 27 → June 19, 2017

This exhibition curated by Anna Morettini in collaboration with Philippe-Alain Michaud and Jonathan Pouthier explores the topic of living painting through a selection of videos and art films that revolve around the issue of painting and sculpture.
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The artists investigate the notion of time and physical fixity through the very medium of movement. While some tackle sculpture from a movie point of view, others, like the great Pasolini, revisit classic painting.

Captured in a disturbing mise en abyme, the characters of Insight by Sebastián Diaz Morales find themselves petrified in space. Time stretches while the gap between image and sound creates a perceptive three-dimension dissonance.

Artist Basir Mahmood freezes his actors as time keeps passing and the insect goes back to playing its still life part. In a purposely-spectacular senseless and lifeless palace, Ulla von Brandenburg’s camera circulates between figures imprisoned in their role and narcissism.