VIDEO | INSTALLATION
Propos d’Artistes présentera les travaux de l’artiste américaine à l’occasion d’une exposition exceptionnelle organisée à Paris, au cours du 1er semestre 2012. A découvrir prochainement !
« But after all the specific attraction of a journey lies not in our being able to alight at places on the way and to stop altogether as soon as we grow tired, but in its making the difference between departure and arrival not as imperceptible but as intense as possible, so that we are conscious of it in its totality, intact, as it existed in us when our imagination bore us from the place in which we were living right to the very heart of a place we longed to see, in a single sweep which seemed miraculous to us not so much because it covered a certain distance as because it united two distinct individualities of the world, took us from one name to another name… » Marcel Proust from Place-Names : The Place
In the specific Place-Names | NYC envisages a post 9/11 NYC of work and snow filled places that will be covered over by towers, memorials and concrete.
Four distinct video pieces come together for the first time to create a modest narrative of a young girl abandoned in an orphanage at four, moves to NEW YORK CITY, travels to the eternal city, ROMA, and returns to her place of origin, SEOUL