Elemental Gestures

Johannes Zits

2009, 16:00 minutes


The movement and interactions along with the digital static that make up this work subvert the tropes that perpetuate the heroicized "Man-in-nature" construct. The natural environment is collaborated with as if it were a "body" and not a passive participant, prop or backdrop; nor is it venerated and fixed in the realm of the sublime. This work is both visceral and poetic, encompassing a range of emotions from alienation to respect and romanticized idealization.

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