The Fall

Video. Here she uses it as swing, a way to get detached from earth, tilting herself up higher and higher until her own speed and haughtyness brings her to the fall.

It was made during the exhibition at the Koninklijke Academie Beeldende Kunst, Oudenaarde, Belgium and [by’ro]. It was registered in the premises of a former 13th Cistercian church. She swings on a hammock. The hammock in her country, Venezuela and in all of South America is a refuge, a shelter, a place to linger in, to foster ideas, to philosophize. Here she uses it as swing, a way to get detached from earth, tilting herself up higher and higher until her own speed and haughtyness brings her to the fall. I could not help but think of The fall of Icarus by P. Breughel, paintings that hangs in the Museum of Fine Arts Brussels.  Philippe Braem [by’ro].