1995, 3 parts, each 8’, b/w, dv
A camera is statically pointed toward a large room. Gradually and successively the camera’s aperture is opened. Initially, the picture in the monitor reveals merely a narrow slit of light located at the lower edge, in appearance somewhat similar to a drawing placed upon a dark background. Slowly but surely the line fills out to a re-cognizable room volume, until ultimately in a glistening white this figure loses both its dimensions and contours and is reduced to an empty surface.
An opening and a closing-up of the room/image to vision, a gentle process.
A comment of Christoph Tannert in the catalogue “de passage”: What patience such a room needs!
CCNOA Brussels 2007