David Claerbout David Claerbout
May 2—June 21, 2014
Johnen Galerie, Berlin

David Claerbout David Claerbout

Oil workers (from the Shell company of Nigeria) returning home from work, caught in torrential rain, 2013 Single channel video projection, HD animation, color, silent Continuous loop Photo © Jens Ziehe

Press Release

On the occasion of Gallery Weekend 2014 Johnen Galerie will show three new works by Belgian artist David Claerbout. The idea for Travel dates back to 1996, but it was only in 2013 that the technical capabilities to actually realize this work were available. The work is based on a composition by Eric Breton from 1980, an early realization of therapeutic music, which is supposed to alleviate stress and have soporific effects. Claerbout drew on...
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