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Vittorio Santoro: Visionaires & Voyeurs, II
Process Room 20.09.11 – 02.10.11
The video work Visionaries & Voyeurs, II, (2009) shows a woman walking back and forth in a stage–like environment reciting a long monologue. The monologue has an overall length of approximately nine minutes, and consists of various utterances surrounding ideas of transcendence, power, violence, confrontation, relationships, personal display, social conventions, perception........
During the whole monologue, the woman’s voice seems to “slide” from one utterance into the other, and her presence is accompanied and reinforced by the zigzagging camera. The camera moves the same way throughout the video’s duration, following a very distinct, impassable and therefore different trajectory than the figure on the stage-like environment. As well as the camera traveling, the location seems to resist a proper definition: is it an outdoor location, a theatre stage or a movie setting.
Upcoming or recent exhibitions by Santoro include:
Further information can be found at http://www.vittoriosantoro.info/
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Vittorio Santoro: Visionaires & Voyeurs, II (Adobe Acrobat Document, 261KB)
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