Valérie Hallier - Projects

Neau / Nowater

This 2 channels video installation was created for the François Schneider Foundation in France. It celebrates and questions the evolving status of water both in our collective imagination and in our everyday reality.

Mythology describes the might and magic of water, its purifying power, but also its secret and mysterious depths, a haunted realm of spirits like the Celtic "Keplies". Contemporary reality confirms this dichotomy by reminding us more and more frequently that water is both threatened and threatening. In our image, water is a source of paradoxes, vital and essential, it can be destructive and deadly.

The installation offers a captivating meditation moving back and forth from a recognizable element to abstract animated textures, returning regularly to a familiar and natural rhythm.

You can see a simulation of the 2 channel videos’ projection HERE.


Neau / Nowater

One frame from the 2 channels video projection Neau / Nowater, 5', 1040 x 1880, 2017



Neau / Nowater

One frame from the 2 channels video projection Neau / Nowater, 5', 1040 x 1880, 2017


Neau / Nowater

Simulation of the projection, 2017

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