Dust to *dust
installation and performance by Elena Khurtova & Marie Ilse Bourlanges
65 unfired clay replicas of archive boxes
October 2018 at Arti & Amicitiae, Amsterdam
video by Mathilde Renault – duration 9min, preview 2min
excerpts from sound composition of Cécile Tafanelli
65 boxes are the main protagonists in a 3-part performance: two artists move the boxes in space, stack them, unstack them, push and pull: they resist and retain their integrity or break down and return to their original form of dust, earth and landscape.
with the support of Mondriaan Fonds & Amsterdams Fonds voor de Kunst