Bell Pavilion / Pezo von Ellrichshausen

Bell Pavilion / Pezo von Ellrichshausen

© Pezo von Ellrichshausen© Pezo von Ellrichshausen© Pezo von Ellrichshausen© Pezo von Ellrichshausen+ 19

Vitry-sur-Seine, France
  • Collaborators:Diego Perez, Teresa Freire, Shota Nemoto
  • Authors:Mauricio Pezo, Sofia von Ellrichshausen
  • Constructor:Jacky Cremona, So.Ré.Bat S.A.
  • Client:Christian Boltanski
  • Production:Solo Galerie, Christian Bourdais, Eva Albarran
  • City:Vitry-sur-Seine
  • Country:France
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© Pezo von Ellrichshausen
© Pezo von Ellrichshausen

Text description provided by the architects. This is a room for a continuous video projection, for the documentation of a monumental but fragile installation made by Christian Boltanski in the Atacama Desert. With two concentric cylinders and two tunnel-like extensions, this sculptural piece is meant to erode its own figure in order to re-enact an inner landscape. It is a dimly lit, opaque and seamless chamber, rough enough so as to evoke the original distant place where the installation was recorded.

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© Marc Domage
© Marc Domage
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Diagram

The radius of the smallest cylinder is, in fact, defined both by a fine-tuned equipment and by the precise distance of an observer immersed in the projected image. The other cylinder, as a consequence of the reversible path to go from outside to outside, might be read as a leftover of the inner corner in which the recorded landscape is projected. It is somehow difficult to understand how a small building can contain a massive landscape in its modest entrails. Here, what seems to be a defensive gesture towards the surrounding garden is no other than a haven for the devious and fleeting overlap between reality and fiction.

© Pezo von Ellrichshausen
© Pezo von Ellrichshausen
Model
Model
© Pezo von Ellrichshausen
© Pezo von Ellrichshausen

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Address:CS10022 Place de la Libération, 94404 Vitry-sur-Seine, Francia Vitry-sur-Seine, Île-de-France, France

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Cite: "Bell Pavilion / Pezo von Ellrichshausen" [Bell pavilion / Pezo von Ellrichshausen] 20 Aug 2017. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/877982/bell-pavilion-pezo-von-ellrichshausen> ISSN 0719-8884
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