Keep in View
Marcel Odenbach, 1986, 7'24''

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Keep in view is a four-channel video.
In the upper left corner there’s a projection of a black-and-white tape of a journey through a tunnel. Through this image another fragments of videos flash - masses marching, crosses pulled down, the Wall torn down.
In the upper right corner there is a slow-motion close-up video of a white man’s face expression changing.
In the lower left corner we see a colour video of the Wunderkammer items on display.
In the lower right corner a black man stands with his back to the camera and plucks at his locks. He watches the video fragments of anti-discrimination marches, Martin Luther King’s speech, South African townships.
The music in the video changes from Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7 A Major and Handel’s Messiah to
rap.

  • Date: 1986
  • Length: 7'24''
  • Type: Video
  • Copyrights: All rights reserved (c) LIMA