Nicolas Provost

2010 | 00:07:40 | Belgium | None | Color | Silent | 4:3 | DV video

Collection: Single Titles

Tags: Architecture, Film or Videomaking, Image Processing, Landscape, Photography, Science

Storyteller recomposes aerial shots from the Las Vegas casino skyline to create a slick, artificial world, reminiscent of science fiction. At first glance, the viewer might think of jewelry-like space ships floating slowly through the universe. When the camera zooms in on buildings and architecture, the detailed glitter and kitsch of the city hypnotically reveals something of pure beauty and madness. Using the relatively simple technique of the horizontal mirroring screen, Provost manoeuvers and influences the interpretation of images, carefully balancing between the figurative and the abstract.

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Exhibitions + Festivals

Haunch of Venison, New York, NY - November 30 2010-January 29 2011

Artprojx Cinema, London, UK - 2011

Athens International Film and Video Festival, Athens, Ohio - 2011

Migrating Forms Festival of Film and Video, New York, NY - 2011

Transmediale Festival, Berlin, Germany - 2010