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Emilie Duserre

ESADHaR: École Supérieure d'Art & Design Le Havre/Rouen

Hantise

In Emilie Duserre's installation Hantise 150 small wooden houses are set on the ground before the projection of a looped animation. The wooden houses are eight inches by eight inches, piled up to form a miniature city. In the background, the animation, running only thirty seconds before it repeats, shows huge, deformed breasts hanging down and swinging back and forth in perpetual motion. Intermittently, in the heart of this animated loop emerges a crow. The bird flaps its wings, turns and tries to catch or just pinch the soft flesh above it. Then, a shadow looms over the tiny houses...