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Between the False Ceiling and the False Floor
2016, 5 channel HD video-installation
Installation View: Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam, NL, 2016
Between the False Ceiling and the False Floor
2016, 5 channel HD video-installation
Installation View: Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam, NL, 2016

Between the false ceiling and the false floor is a large scale video installation based on hidden spaces in buildings (crawl spaces, fuse-boxes, tubes and pipelines). The installation has resemblance to a construction site, a factory or a beehive. Video’s show how workers are busy constructing a wall, preparing a floor or fabricating new material. The way they operate is a hybrid between industrialised production and organic nesting (as we recognise from animals). The video’s show a chain system of production that is closely linked to how bees construct their society. Every ‘worker’ is devoted to one task of the sculpture, together they function as a collective body. Women are chewing gum, dough is being processed with miniature houses, and shoes are broken down to become the next layer on the floor. This work was kindly supported by the Berlage Fonds

Floor
2016, HD video, 16:9, color, stereo, 3:48 min cycle
Floor
2016, HD video, 16:9, color, stereo, 3:48 min cycle
Floor
2016, HD video, 16:9, color, stereo, 3:48 min cycle
Floor
2016, HD video, 16:9, color, stereo, 3:48 min cycle
Wall
2016, HD video, 16:9, color, stereo, 2:06 min cycle

Wall
2016, HD video, 16:9, color, stereo, 2:06 min cycle
Wall
2016, HD video, 16:9, color, stereo, 2:06 min cycle
Wall
2016, HD video, 16:9, color, stereo, 2:06 min cycle
Feet
2016, HD video, 16:9, color, stereo, 0:58 min cycle
Feet
2016, HD video, 16:9, color, stereo, 0:58 min cycle
Feet
2016, HD video, 16:9, color, stereo, 0:58 min cycle
Feet
2016, HD video, 16:9, color, stereo, 0:58 min cycle
Shoe
2016, HD video, 16:9, color, stereo, 1:38 min cycle
Shoe
2016, HD video, 16:9, color, stereo, 1:38 min cycle