In this temporary installation a monochrome wall of 6 by 20 meters was set up on a classical Italian square in Turin. On a location laden with symbolism and history the wall forms a neutral surface, albeit with a colour which evokes all sorts of associations and which may seem strange in this particular place.

 

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 Not necessarily recognizable as an art work, the wall forms an abstract object in public space, not yet occupied by evident meanings, yet contributing a new empty space which can be filled in by people passing by who may be inspired to pose in front of it, photograph each other and record the environment from a new perspective. The wall forms a screen against which, as is the practice at a photo studio, people appear as models disconnected from their context. This theatrical installation forms a research into the process of perception involved in making photographs for which we inevitably make choices in how we frame our surroundings.

 

 

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