Balance

Video installation
Jiang.Nan, Access Gallery, Vancouver
1998

Three monitors, a video machine, a little camera, a movement sensor.Three television sets display stimultaneously the artist maintaining a smile as if for standardized portrait photo.When audience approaches the monitor in the middle,the image is switched automatically to that of audience under surveilance.Soon s/he realized that a standardized portrait like these shown in the other two monitors only emerges when s/he leans his/her body to either side.

First displayed in”Jiang Nan“,1998Access Gallary/Vancouver

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