Single-screen HD video 2014, HD video, 40 min videoloop no sound.
The extremely slow combustion of utopian models; a symbolic image and an aesthetic experience: the ineffable beauty of destruction and transience.
The chapel of Notre Dame du Haut in Ronchamp gone up in flames. Chapelle Notre-Dame-du-Haut de Ronchamp, is one of the finest examples of the architecture of Le Corbusier.
The sculptural qualities of le Corbusier’s architectural wonder are translated into a continuous looping time based piece. A burning cut out paper model hints at transitoriness and instability of even the ‘most modern’ of cultural icons.
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