Jacques Lizène, Si tu veux voir le monde, ferme tes yeux, Argos, Bruxelles

Jacques Lizène

Contraindre le corps à rester dans le cadre de l’image en promenade d’un côté à l’autre de l’écran.
1971, couleurs, sans son, 8 mm, projet vidéo transféré sur DVD, 4’28. Ed. Yellow.
Devant un mur de briques, une constante dans l’œuvre lizénienne, les contorsions du petit maître pour rester dans le cadre de l’image tandis que la caméra resserre peu à peu le champ. Le petit maître se promène latéralement, d’un bord à l’autre du cadre de l’écran, sans sortir du champ. Deux prises successives.

Opening Saturday 7th February 2015 // 18:00 – 21:00

Si tu veux voir le monde, ferme tes yeux is an exhibition project in two parts based on video works from the Argos collection. The title nods to Jean-Luc Godard’s film Le Gai Savoir (1968) in which two characters wonder about the meanings of sound, words and images, but they also discuss about cinema, television and politics. Cinema as the possibility to engage in a dialogue and as the way to reach any goal. In the first part of the project, the exhibition proposed a selection of works that simultaneously evoke cinema seeing as a technique and an introspective experience. In fact, even if filmmaking is matter of testing, shooting, framing, editing, setting, recording or acting, it’s finally an inner encounter between the spectator and the fictional world depicted in the movie, a physiological exposure mediated by a our senses and our intellect.

With works by Herman Asselberghs, Pascal Baes, Manon de Boer, Chloé Despax & Emanuel Lorrain, Florian Gwinner, Jacques Lizène, Eric Pauwels, Maurice Roquet, Krassimir Terziev.

ARGOS CENTRE FOR ART AND MEDIA
WERFSTRAAT 13 RUE DU CHANTIER
B-1000 BRUSSELS
WED-SUN 11.00-18.00