Viagem à Lua / Sete Fragmentos para Georges Méliès / O Dia Pela Noite
Colecção do Museu do Chiado – MNAC
De 1850 aos Primeiros Modernismos
Primeiros modernismos em Portugal
na colecção do Museu do Chiado - MNAC
The 19th Century in the Museu do Chiado - MNAC Collection
The Museu do Chiado – MNAC presents the world premiere of – horoscopus, James Coleman’s latest work, produced for the second part of the exhibition that opened at the museum in 2004.
– horoscopus is viewed through two monitors typical of a television production studio, which alternate between screening a conventional image and one divided into four parts, suggestive of a video surveillance centre and the windows on a computer screen. The screens show various people, nearly always filmed in close-up, who appear in pairs in various dialogues speaking in English or French. They also show general and detailed features of the interior of what appears to be a ruined industrial warehouse. The images mention the time and date they were filmed and technical details, associated with interference and interruptions probably caused by problems with the signal.
What observers see, during 57 minutes, is the result of the editing of several hours of images digitally recorded using eig