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Cracks in time, 2009 - 2012
Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea
video-projection, b/w, sound, acrylic on wall
© Michal Rovner - Courtesy Castello di Rivoli Museo d'Arte Contemporanea, Rivoli-Torino - Proprietà della Fondazione per l'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea CRT
The large themes of history and time are fundamental to Michal Rovner’s art. Combining multiple languages and her own multifaceted expertise, the artist uses video, film, sculpture, photography, music, and dance to create installations that are able to envelop viewers in environments rich in multi-sensory stimuli, where individual memory often finds the occasion to introject personal experience, establishing parallels with the exigencies of the contemporary world.
Created for the courtly spaces of Castello di Rivoli, Cracks in Time, 2009-2012, includes a large-scale video projection in which two, large, veiled, human figures stand out, making simple but evocative gestures, including bowing to each other and taking each other by the hand. [...]