2012. 3 channel SD-video. Sync-starting video installation. 10 minutes, looping.
This installation is an adaptation of the film/installation Public Spaces (2006)
Once ‘public space’ was a clear concept. It was a kind democratic medium that could be accessed by everyone, safely and freely available for traffic between people. Now things have changed; thanks to mobile communication systems, we carry our personal space with us like an air bubble, and the public sphere has become a set of subsets.read more
The main characters are moving through a space that Veldhoen has portrayed with a kind of ‘moving photography’ technique, whereby a two-dimensional image becomes three-dimensional and starts to move. We see telling images of a train and a metro station, a market. It is a series of modern ‘guilty spots’. We cannot see the ‘usual suspects’, but time is ticking on mercilessly; and the heralded occurrence will take place.
Vinken & van Kampen