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Instant Spaces

Instant Spaces
Video Art
with commentary by Michael Behn
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The Place of Pictures.

In times of navigation-systems and virtuality defining the actual
position reaches a new dimension. “Where is the painting?“,
asked Theophile Gautier looking at Velázquez‘ Meninas in 1882.
Where am I, while looking at a picture?

‘Instant Spaces‘ with it‘s lampshade made of canvas orbits this

The internal and external position of the viewer - both part of
Velázquez' composition - is changing continuously. The video-
installation allows to watch this relocation from within to the voice
outside, and finally to the place where the lampshade drops its