Obscure/Reveal

Karel Doing
16mm b&w filmloops, b&w slides 1998



Inspired by Rita McBride's Arena and the paradoxal effects evoked by the work, Karel Doing made an installation of projected light and film images of shadows and silhouettes of human figures, complemented by shadows of Arena and the audience sitting in it. The shadows were affected by the slowly dissappearing daylight.

The installation was accompanied by a filmprogramme
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Exhibited at:

Witte de With center for contemporary art, Rotterdam (26 june 1998)
Haags Filmhuis, Den Haag (11 - 7 november 1998)
Montevideo, Amsterdam (13 - 18 december 2005)