Movement in Dark Part 2
Nan Hoover, 1978, 10'16''

Unable to play video - your browser does not support any of the available video types.


Like in 'Movement in Dark', Nan Hoover is again dressed in black moving in front of a white brick wall. She strides from the right to the left, her face covered and her upper body bend forward. The movement is executed slowly and carefully. Once she arrives at the outmost left, she slowly rolls back along the wall. When she moves again from the right to the left, her arms are stretched to the side, as if she is balancing on a tight rope along the wall. In all these movements she is accompanied by her shadow which, large and dark, rises up on the left. She is never alone, as if dancing with her shadow in a dance which demands extreme concentration, mentally but also physically.

Netherlands Media Art Institute, Maria Heidemann

  • Date: 1978
  • Length: 10'16''
  • Type: Video
  • Copyrights: All rights reserved (c) LIMA
  • Genre: performance (artwork genre)
  • Keywords: registration (technique), body, movement, space