So this, in turn, brought me to thinking about Aristotle and Plato and their roles as influential thinkers for Western doctrine. Talking with Nikos, I realized that it was Plato who pushed boundaries of perception and suggested ‘you have to feel more than think’ – things are not fixed. DE ANIMA catalogue, read more.
This video compilation presented the artists film archive which was included in a collaged component of the video artwork DE ANIMA. This work extended along a 50m wall in the gallery space of RMIT Design Hub. This experimental creative space allowed the artist to expose the larger content of his film archive. These films included WWII American propaganda films of Japanese culture, the landing of Apollo 11 on the moon, pornography of people of different ethnicities, safari expeditions and quasi ethnographic films on Indigenous peoples. The neon component represents a horizon line, often referred to in landscape theories of Nineteenth Century Western painting practices of colonised lands.