Veduta della video installazione, Manifesta , Biennale d'Arte Contemporanea, Murcia, Spagna, 2010
We Are Making History, consists of a three-channel video that features a Chroma Key-equipped film studio, where the production rhetoric and the backstage itself are revealed. The viewers will face ‘the image for what it is’, in what is now perceived as the standard definition of digital cinema. Resolution, and it’s relationship with Participation.
“this is the collapse of reality into hyperrealism, in the detailed reduplication of the real, possibly from another reproductive means, from medium to medium the real evaporates, it becomes real for real, fetishism of the lost object, no longer object of representation, but ecstasy of denial and of its own ritual extermination: hyper- real. “
Todays’ mediascape (what Arjun Apparudai defines as the landscape of images created of the world by electronic media) and the devices that surround us are pushing towards the establishing of a “hyper-realistic”scenario: it’s clear that since the ’60 television was no longer the priviledged medium dedicated to information and reality but suddenly became the place where reality is created and at the same time legitimasied.