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Video of the Week XXXII: site specific mini-series III

By September 22, 2009No Comments

This last look at Ernesto Neto presents his well-known “Léviathan Thot” Panthéon, Paris (2006).

The architecture of the building provides, predictably enough, a rich space for his biomorphic hangings. There are strong connections between this and his later works “While Nothing Happens” (2008)

and

“Mother Body Emotional Densitites, for Alive Temple Time Baby Son,” Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego (2007).


Images of the work are fabulous.  “Léviathan Thot” was constructed for the Festival d’Automne. An experiment film of the installation follows:

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