© 2019 Label Dalbin - Video directed and edited by Théophile Boutin

“Vous qui entrez ici”
Vergine Keaton (France)
Label Dalbin
07:00 / Polyptych video installation / 4320 x 1920 pixels / color / stereo
Steel, wood, software and hardware technologies / 2486 x 1122 x 124 mm
Unique Piece

Sound Creation: Guillaume Quéméré-Lantonnet
Technological Solution: Paul Lacroix
Co-Production: Centre Pompidou - Metz, Sacrebleu Productions and Label Dalbin
With the financial support of Région Grand Est

As an animated film-maker, Vergine Keaton’s interest in opera stems from its ability to engage all the senses by creating its own sensorial and emotional space-time. Her video triptych combines mythology with research into Dante’s Divine Comedy. Its title is taken from the words inscribed above the gates of hell: Abandon hope all ye who enter here. It is a poetic reflection on what it means to penetrate a mystery, or the entrails of the earth, as well as the decomposition and recomposition of images - themes explored in previous works - with shapes, sounds, and colors acting in counterpoint.

Exhibition “Opera Monde”
Curated by Stéphane Ghislain-Roussel
w/ Kasimir Malevitch, Bill Viola, William Kentridge, James Turrell, Anselm Kiefer, Oskar Kokoschka, Romeo Castellucci, Clément Cogitore, László Moholy-Nagy, …

Centre Pompidou - Metz
From June 22nd, 2019 to January 27th, 2020

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