Sans le savoir

2006 — 29′28″ — DigiBeta

Staying with the principle of ‘tressage’, the interlaced drawings blend several themes: two nudes, sculpted by the light, revolve on a platform: their bodies, very real and very alive, appear to intermingle with those, sculpted in dark wood, of two Atlantes. A third thread is presented in the artist’s drawings of borromean rings, inspired by those which Jacques Lacan had once traced in the margins of a text on Rouan’s painting. The soundtrack plays upon these themes, presenting the playful dialogue and questions of the models (‘poseuses’) and the distracted responses of the painter: these exchanges constitute, Sans le savoir, a little lacanian manual.

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