a video presentation, shot in one room, with installed works of art, knowing that this circumstances can not happen again. the story is fragmented and it gives a summary of the major points of a subject in my artistic practice at the time it was made.


tour d’horizon (2015)

duration 12:45 min

directed by: Adrijana Gvozdenović; camera: Adrijana Gvozdenović and Vijai Patchineelam; editing: Adrijana Gvozdenović; music: Mengesh, destroyed by Adrijana Gvozdenović; writing credits: Adrijana Gvozdenović and all the others around me, directly or indirectly; narrated by: Adrijana Gvozdenović and Adrian Lister. 

staring in order of appearance: The Drug-on City sculpture; The Great Wall; The Trap (What an Artist has to do besides making an artwork?), 2+2=5; The Drug-on City story; Superficial Aesthetics; Almudena & I; A storyboard- the case of A.L.; The Death Box; elements of future works.

references in order of appearance: Michel Foucault’s concept of heterotopia; Bernhard Waldenfels Phenomenology of the Alien; One and Three Chairs, a work by Joseph Kosuth and Gertrude Stein’s line: Rose is a rose is a rose is a rose; google search to find out what artist has to do besides making an artwork; dystopian novels: 1984 and Animal farm by George Orwell, Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K. Dick and A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess; warp drive and subspace (Star Trek); Čardak ni na nebu ni na zemlji, a poem by Desanka Maksimović; Georges Perec’s Species of Spaces; Bialetti Elegance Venus Induction 6 Cup Stainless Steel Espresso Maker; A streetcar named Desire, from Elia Kazan; Dénes Farkas’s work Evident in Advance;  Jorge Luis Borges’s essay After images; definition of stratigraphy; Arthur Rimbaud’s line Je est un autre.; To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf; Cloud in Trousers by Mayakovsky and more.

contact for more informations: adrijana.gvozdenovic@gmail.com