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CAROLINE MONNET. TRANSATLANTIC, Installationsansicht © Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt, 2021, Foto: Norbert Miguletz

Enlarge image: Installationsansicht in der abgedunkelten SCHIRN ROTUNDE mit Videoleinwand im Hintergrund, auf der das Panorama einer langen Metallbrücke über Wasser zusehen ist, und im Vordergrund der Installtion drei große runde Steine platziert sind

CAROLINE MONNET. TRANSATLANTIC

10 February - 5 Septembre 2021
SCHIRN ROTUNDE

For Caro­line Monnet (b. 1985), the Atlantic Ocean links the two sides of her iden­tity, shaped by her Algo­nquin ancestry in Canada and her French ancestry in Europe. The SCHIRN presents, in its Rotunda, Monnet’s immer­sive video work Transat­lantic (2018, 15 min.), which docu­ments the artist’s twenty-two-day journey by cargo ship from Europe to Canada.

Mirrored at the center and accom­pa­nied by a sound­track of Morse code and radio frequen­cies in a filmic montage, the images of the Atlantic crossing exert a forceful pull. This contrasts with the static equi­lib­rium of the three concrete spheres of Prox­imal I, II, III (2018/2020) which, in the SCHIRN, are combined with the video work to create a powerful instal­la­tion.

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