Serie vergissingen nr. 2 Frankrijk
Wim Gijzen, 1970, 3'28''

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From memory, Gijzen draws the outlines of France on a sheet of paper. He places Paris on the map, but something seems not entirely correct.

This work is part of Gijzen's quest for the relationship between public space and names. Are names decisive for spaces? Do they define a space? And if so, what happens if you exchange one name for another? With these works, Gijzen also undermines the claim to truthfulness of the TV/video image.

  • Date: 1970
  • Length: 3'28''
  • Type: Video
  • Copyrights: All rights reserved (c) LIMA
  • Genre: conceptual
  • Keywords: representation, perception, space, drawing