Critical Writing Index

Letting Go: the fall in contemporary art

by Jan Allen

C Magazine, 1998, pp. 13-16

This article discusses a selection of video art works that capture the human body falling. The state of the fall evokes ideas of the physicality of existence as well as political and social issues.

ITEM 1998.055 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

Dial H-I-S-T-O-R-YJohan Grimonrez

The Suicide BoxBureau of Inverse Technology

Lullaby for the Almost Faling WomanCathy Sisler

Stingray MedleyMartin Kersels

Tripping PhotosMartin Kersels

Tossing a FriendMartin Kersels