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1070 Brussels, Belgium

Petit Palais

Anouk De Clercq & Joris Cool

video, b/w, 4:3, stereo, BE, 2002, 15’

A high electronic tone demands our attention and sparks off a journey through a computer-drawn space. We land up in a minimalist landscape dominated by the suggestion that something is out there in the distance. The horizon allows us a first glimpse of rectangles which, when we come closer, define buildings as in a city, or walls as in an indoor space.
Rhythmically and temporized to the music by Ryoji Ikeda, we are being steered through the representation, after which the next image is already twinkling seductively in the distance. This contemplative and absorbing work was made for a presentation by the belgian fashiondesigner Bruno Pieters at the Petit Palais in Paris.

Animation Joris Cool
Music Ryoji Ikeda
Produced by Intermasco & Portapak

Petit Palais has been on display at the following locations:

Kino Otok Izola, (SI) Friday, Jun 7 2019 Manifestation Internationale Video et Art Electronique Montreal, (CA) Sep 20–Oct 1 2006 State-X New Forms Festival Den Haag, (NL) Sep 20–Oct 1 2006 Urban Explores Festival Dordrecht, (NL) Saturday, Feb 11 2006 Videomedeja Novi Sad, (RS) Sep 30–Oct 2 2005 Fylkingen Stockholm, (SE) Sep 30–Oct 2 2005 Itau Cultural Institute Belo Horizonte, (BR) Jul 6–Jul 28 2005 Festival International du Film de La Rochelle La Rochelle, (FR) Jul 1–Jul 11 2005 Offpop Berlin, (DE) Nov 18–Nov 21 2004 LOOP Barcelona, (ES) Nov 3–Nov 7 2004 Rencontres Internationales Paris-Berlin Paris, (FR) Oct 28–Nov 7 2004 Holland Animation Film Festival Utrecht, (NL) Oct 28–Nov 7 2004 Dance Event Amsterdam, (NL) Aug 5–Sep 5 2004 ICA London, (GB) Thursday, Aug 5 2004 International Short Film Festival Hamburg, (DE) Thursday, May 6 2004 Whitechapel Art Gallery London, (GB) Thursday, May 6 2004 Whitechapel Art Gallery London, (GB) Apr 21–Apr 25 2004 European Media Art Festival Osnabrück, (DE) Mar 16–Mar 21 2004 Ann Arbor Filmfestival Michigan, (US) Mar 6–Mar 28 2004 Arts Festival Macau, (MO) Tuesday, Dec 2 2003 Montevideo Amsterdam, (NL) Sunday, Nov 30 2003 LUX Nijmegen, (NL) Oct 17–Oct 19 2003 Kill Your Timid Notion Dundee, (GB) Jun 3–Jun 9 2003 Impakt Utrecht, (NL) May 15–May 17 2003 Courtisane Ghent, (BE) Tuesday, May 6 2003 Smart Project Space Amsterdam, (NL) Tuesday, May 6 2003 Cimatics, Cinema Nova Brussels, (BE) Thursday, Apr 17 2003 IFFR Rotterdam, (NL) Jan 22–Feb 2 2003 IFFR Rotterdam, (NL) Saturday, Oct 19 2002 Argosfestival Brussels, (BE) Oct 18–Oct 26 2002 Sightsonic International Festival of Digital Arts York, (GB) Oct 18–Oct 26 2002 Petit Palais Paris, (FR) Thursday, Mar 14 2002