Descending a staircase

  • Author

    Wenhua Shi

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  • Type

    video / experimental video

  • Category


  • Original title

    Gutai/senses of time/Walking cycle

  • Tags

    space, time

This work is a homage to Marcel Duchamp’s Nude Descending a Staircase. Created 100 years after the original piece, it is a meditation on the mechanical nature of cinema, through its dynamic movement and fragmentation. The footage was captured in an apartment building in Beijing, China.

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