Perfect Picture is a video installation displayed on three monitors. There are three 5-minute videos and three 1-minute videos in total. The videos interact with each other differently over time giving a sense of simultaneity : while each screen features a different 5-minute video, a single 1-minute video occupies all three screens. Audiences are surrounded by the echo of three videos. While they watch an individual video they also hear the sounds leaping from the others.
Perfect Picture embraces the indeterminate form of play. I built a wooden wall that is constituted of multiple rotating panels -one side is chromakey green and the other side is black. Then I performed with this apparatus without knowing exactly what image I would put on later. The overlaid images range from the icons of Modernist Art pinnacle to a heroin of a cheesy Japanese movie. This process both encourages the creative possibilities of improvisation and implies the important concepts of the piece. I aim to disarm the ideological forces implicated in the iconic images by suggesting a structure where those images become interchangeable. The physicality of my body and the actual apparatus contrasts with the virtuality of the flat overlaid digital images. Through this binary setup and also the overall humor in the performance, I reexamine the power dynamics in the ideological frameworks of representation.
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