"Untitled" video installation by Marina Moreno
"The title “Untitled” is coherent to this work, wanting to allow the viewer a broad margin of interpretation and feeling. I purposely avoid any suggestion in the title outlining what the work is about, but rather present to the audience an experience of the piece avoiding preconceptions.
The idea of displacement, examined in many of my latest pieces is the essence of this work. Coincidentally, another factor in this work is the use of sound, which floats within the space, beckoning the audience, and displacing them, calling and collecting them to the narrative moving within the space.
The 4 monitors are set out on the floor and the loops of the films are left to roll over and over while the sound is perceived in various parts of the building and attracts the audience, leading towards the installation.
The visual presentation with the monitors at equal distance from each other and the wires being very visible give a sense of cold and clinical work; in total contrast with the video shown which is personal, intimate and sensual, melting with the sounds of the bells (in particular the Marangona).
Bells function as a calling in many parts of the world.
The dialect, whispered by the various passers by, is reminiscent of a specific place and yet still remains universal.
Water symbolises a constant travelling, longing and change, mixing. Rhythmically, the movement of the waves has the same timing as the heart beat and the same quality of the rolling movement." (the artist)
About the artist and her work
Marina Moreno -
"is an artist originally from Venice who is based in Bristol, UK.
Among the bodies that
have commissioned projects or shown works by Marina are:
Marina is the co-founder
and artistic director of UrbanaLaguna, works can be seen at:
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