Burning cities, 2009

Video – PAL 4/3 – Color – 5min

Production : Casino – Forum d’art contemporain, Luxembourg / ASEF Asia Europe Foundation

Courtesy of the artist, Eva Hober gallery (FR) and Reinhard Hauff gallery (DE)

A survey of incendiary practices throughout the world at the dawn of the 21st century as reflected in social rituals, public festivities, unofficial celebrations, riots and military offensives.

This work explores the hypnotic power of flames and their propagation through jubilation, communion, transgression or terror.