[EN] Prison de verre

Svetlana ZEHNDER, Prison de verre, 2012, video installatio, 7’08”, 2 video loop channel, dancers Svetlana ZEHNDER and Melissa BLANC

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Prison de verre is an video installation playing with the notion of panoptisme and look.

Two women are moving in a close place. Each side is a wall made with glass, where they can see their own reflect. Wherever they go they are always shooting.

The two camera are in both side and filmed like a mirror. With the two films the whole place is shooting, there is no blind spot to be hide.

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References :

  • Bruce NAUMAN, Violent Incident, 1986
  • Félix Gonzales-Torres, Untittled (Perfect Lovers), 1991

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