ressemblance / similar

 

In the summer of 2013 a big branch broke off a 200 year old plane tree in the park of the Maison d’Art Bernand Anthonioz, an exhibition space and nursery home for elderly artists in Nogent-Sur-Marne near Paris.

The videos similar I and II were part of an exhibition with the same title at Maison d’Art Bernand Anthonioz in 2014. the video similar I was shot inside the storage and library of the house, similar II takes place outside in the park with the branch as a main protagonist. A publication accompanied the exhibition.

 

ressemblance / similar, English & French publication, Jeu de Paume & Maison d’Art Bernand Anthonioz 2014

texts by: Nataša Petrešin-Bachelez, Haytham El Wardany, Natascha Sadr Haghighian

design: Atelier 25

 

Download the PDF file.

 

similar I
2014
HD video, stereo sound, color, 10 min 59 sec

Camera: Germain Ferey

Animators: Alice Rivollier, Nataša Petrešin, Caroline Cournède, Cyrille Têtu

Edit and mix: Natascha Sadr Haghighian

Foley: recorded at Studio Errorsmith

Sound extracts from the movies Persona (opening sequence), Ingmar Bergman 1966, Les Statues Meurent Aussi,(Statues also Die) Alain Resnais and  Chris Marker, 1953-, Blow-Up, Michelangelo Antonioni, 1966

Additional sounds: Klankbeeld

 

similar II
2014
HD video, stereo sound, color, 5 min 30 sec

Camera: Germain Ferey

Animators: Alice Rivollier, Nataša Petrešin, Caroline Cournède, Cyrille Têtu

Edit and mix: Natascha Sadr Haghighian

Foley: recorded at Studio Errorsmith

Additional sounds: Klankbeeld