Landscape (1983)
Nan Hoover, 1983, 6'36''

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In painting, for instance, a landscape, the painter uses his hands continuously. Hands are the instruments with which he prepares the canvas and manipulates the brushes. The camera is the instrument for making a videotape. The hands are left free and even pose as the landscape itself. In 'Landscape' the hands are taken out of their active context and brought onto a more abstract and universal plane. The boundaries of time and space become blurred in image as much as sound: the private sound of breathing widens onto an almost cosmic dimension.

  • Date: 1983
  • Length: 6'36''
  • Type: Video
  • Copyrights: All rights reserved (c) LIMA
  • Genre: conceptual
  • Keywords: body, movement, perception, representation