petra egg
"Freeze-frame shots of individual picture motifs are taken side by side in the same sequence in which they are sorted into her archive. Each frame lasts for only a few seconds, and is backed by a soundtrack of literary travel journals from different epochs that relate to each motif, designed to show how the tourist perspective is shaped by pictures and literary representations. In the 17th and 18th century any self-respecting young artist starting out on his career would as a matter of course embark on his grand tour ..." more >
Ulrike Matzer
(translation: Stephen Grynwasser)
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grand tour 1 (still) 55 min
speakers: stefanie seibold/rosa egg
kunstverein salzburg 2003
photo: andrew phelps