Entre-deux_Video HD_08’00”_2015. Generally, I consider the act of filming is an imposition of authority towards an object or a person. What if this act becomes a physiological experience, where the camera is seen less a mechanical eye than a continuation of the body? I first tried to approach cinema through the analogy of painting, conceiving the camera as a brush and as part of my body. This was a crucial step, enabling me to focus on the camera and its inter-relation with the surroundings and myself – I no longer felt the didacticism. When I started editing the work, however, I encountered a problem. While editing I seemed to miss what triggered the moment –the unconscious and unpredictable– what emerges before thinking interferes. In the process of editing, the didacticism returned.
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