Are you the image of something, of someone? Of an original, a creator, of a metaphysical and yet picturable entity? Or are YOU an original, and is picture bad, wrong, menacing? Do image and original have to be enemies? Is one of these two an idol, a false god or just a projection screen? To see yourself as an image, must seem wrong. It must not be. Your image is your enemy as it allows no projection, for all projection would be a projection on yourself. Icon, idol, image… only the real false, the real unpersonalized can be projectable. Only the projected part must be visible, the real part is you. You hide. Our image shall be ourself, not other, so our image and ourselves are one.
TK KIM Musician/ Performer / Film maker:
Born in Grenoble/France, TK KIM already started painting before she went studying in Lyon and Heidelberg. Since very early age she was looking for what’s inside persons, what is visible to other senses than our eyes. She turns to video and photo, reciting short stories in front of cameras, searching the nudity of the soul behind masks, revealing inimacy (hers and others’), turning stolen intimacy into extimacy. The videofilm Eidolon presented at the Butoh festival “Buto-OFF” in Basel and Butoh Festival Berlin broaches the issue of idolatry, projection, a personality becoming an object of usnpoken fear and desire. Another trilogy of short video essays, Chair de Peau, is all about several stages of consciousness and coma, asking questions about the parallelism of body and mind.
Zugriff am 19.11.2014