A collaborative project by Claire Andrzejczak, Nadia Guerroui and Simon Asencio (clairenadiasimon), with the complicity of Frédéric de Goldschmidt.
Out of Character, April 2014, CAB Art Center, Brussels, Belgium
Something happened today. Can we have some time, more than a month ? This is really just the beginning, I mean, we have fifty more years togheter and it's getting better and better, and this is the worst time we're in right now*, 2014
*extract from the movie “The Future” by Miranda July
Outside the box
Two strips of white curtains «Lunar spot» (flat dimensions: 930 x 365 cm).
Inside the box
Black pleated: Cotton velvet (flat dimensions: 4900 x 365 cm), black carpet (477 x 780 cm) and semi-gloss black tarpaulin (477 x 780 cm).
Led, processor, 3D printing, glass (35 x 35 x 0.6 cm), black paint.
The LED varies in intensity according to the rhythm of a human breathing. Reference to the film «2001: A Space Odyssey», by Stanley Kubrick.
Roses, transparent plastic, projector PAR 20, led bulb.
Faded and fresh flowers vaccumed.
Inspired by the tale of «the Beauty and the Beast».
Plexiglass pyramid (128.4 x 128.4 x 87 cm), 4 lcd screens, 4 DVD players, 4 Videos (5 min 07 each, loops), MDF dark grey colored and steel. (130 x 130 x 130 cm).
3D modeling of a fictional helmet from fragments of different models (racing helmet, helmet of armor, augmented reality helmet, audio helmet, massage helmet ...). «Turntable» animation video : a slow rotation on a vertical axis.
Foam board, toasting, modeling clay, glue, basalt powder from Iceland, carborundum, 2 two LEDs, MDF dark-grey colored and steel. (113 x 113 x 113 cm).
A maquette of the Eyjafjallajökull volcano, to 1/26000 reach system, illuminated alternately.
Baryta paper (40 x 50 cm), projector PAR 20, led bulb, MDF dark grey colored and steel (70 x 90 x 50 cm).
Mailing from a mineral collector who reproduced the experience of Becquerel: deposit of 3 radioactive rocks on an envelope. Photographic development in laboratory of radioactivity stains.
Clay, Glass (35 x 35 x 0.6 cm), black paint, projector PAR 20, led bulb, MDF dark grey colored and steel. (70 x 90 x 50 cm).
A stacking of clay debris collected on the walls of a cave (Algeria).
Glass aquarium (80 x 40 x 40 cm), goldfish, water, bacteria, pump, volcanic rocks, digital photo frame, video 5 min 00, loop.
Mortimer, sits alongside a screen background.
Tv (50 x 50 x 40 cm), DVD-player, video 13 min 00, loop, MDF dark grey colored. (50 x 50 x 15 cm).
Two ricochets attempted photographs on a frozen lake, appear as a flash in a dark video. The intervals of these flashes follow the Fibonacci sequence (1 + 1, 2 + 1, 3 + 2 etc...). Soft Noise.
Polystyrene, polyurethane foam, black mat paint (370 x 180 x 55 cm).
Mass suspended to 350 cm.