(translates from French to English as "What is it that he said?")
True vs. False. Him vs. Her. Me vs. Character.
Using Jean-Luc Godard's premier New Wave French film, A bout de souffle (Breathless), I intersect myself as disguised player. Riffing off of Godard's invention of the jump-cut, photography replaces motion picture. The focus is on the still image. The gesture. The body's position. A point of memory.
A study in translation. From first to last phone call to final encounter to final words.
a live performance & 3-wall installation for 2700 exhibition at the Betty Rymer Gallery 280 S. Columbus Drive
Opening reception June 18 4:30 - 7pm (featuring live durational performance by Tif Bullard) Exhibition ran June 19 - July 31, 2009
About the exhibition: The twenty-seven-hundred-square-foot space of the Rymer Gallery becomes the site for work by SAIC students and recent alumni. Artists include Sarah Belknap, Joseph Belknap, Tif Bullard, Yu-Hang Huang, Merideth Lacina, Alison Rhoades, and Isabelle Schiltz.
Rymer Gallery School of the Art Institute of Chicago 280 S. Columbus Drive Chicago, IL 60603 312.443.3703 www.saic.edu/exhibitions Gallery hours: Tuesday - Saturday, 11 am - 6 pm