|LOOK AT ME||martinrille.com|
one channel video installation, 1min45sec, 2003
The shot-countershot technique, which shows a subjective field
Eye attitude as keynote and ground colour
The gazes of three are gazes, looks, that know something we don´t. They tell of the possibility of beeing watched, or of great watchfulness. Perhaps they actually bring together the essence of Star Trek episode 'Dagger of Mind'. A kind of ground colour, an attitude for the eyes. The eyes` attitude as ground colour - or keynote. What is said with the eyes lies in the realm of other knowledge, of a kind of 'unkown knowledge' (Michel de Certeau). Expectation, communication, community, care, attention, concentration, fear, horror, joy - they´re in the air. They involve looking , looking in, looking out, staring; and to look is often a way of listening.