What would every day be like if we couldn't leave our homes?

The Man in the Room by Sophie Hjerl

Expanded Animation / The Man in the Room by Sophie Hjerl

Expanded Animation Lab represents a development and exhibition setting for a wide range of projects that have been undertaken during the course of the year.

The Man in the Room by Sophie Hjerl

  • About

    What would every day be like if we couldn't leave our homes?

    Sophie Hjerl is a Danish artist who has graduated from The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts. Sophie works in a wide range of media and formats, spanning installation, sculpture, sound, animation, VR, and video. Her artistic practice centers on movement between organic forms, such as the body, and geometric orders and structures, like objects and buildings.

     

    The Man in the Room

    The Man in the Room video installation by Danish artist Sophie Hjerl is made out of material originally filmed for a solo VR and installation exhibition named En Suite, that due to Corona has been postponed until 2021. Ironically the scene presented here is one of many portraying a man in a room, isolated, who starts to multiply himself as he becomes more and more desperate. Despite being filmed some weeks before the Corona lock-down, the presentation strangely and retrospectively makes clear references to the time we have come to live in.

     

    Loop. Kinect to video, 2020

    Text: free quoted from Storm P.

    Kinect filming, editing and sound: Sophie Hjerl

    CG: Lars Hemmingsen

    Performer: Jonas Petri Megyessi

    Place: Nyt Viborg Museum

     

    Project start date: 20 September 2020
    Project end date: 4 October 2020

     

    More information

    Info about the Exhibition, VAF 2020

    Article about the Exhibition at Ekkofillm

    Article about the Exhibition at Viborg Netavis 

    Article about the Exhibition at Viborg Folkeblad

    Article about the Exhibition at Ekkofillm

  • Partners

    Statenskunstfund

    Statenskunstfund

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    Statenskunstfund (New Danish Arts Foundation)- The main purpose of The new Danish Arts Foundation is to promote The Arts in Denmark and Danish art abroad

    Viborg Museum

    Viborg Museum

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    Viborg Museum is a state-recognized cultural history museum with responsibility for archeology and recent history in Viborg Municipality. According to the Museum Act, the museum must collect, register, preserve, research and communicate the area of responsibility. The museum is owned and operated by Viborg Municipality.

    Viborg Kommune

    Viborg Kommune

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    Website

    Viborg municipality is a municipality (Danish, kommune) in Region Midtjylland on the Jutland peninsula in northern Denmark. The municipality covers an area of 1,421.04 km², the second largest in Denmark, and has a population of 94,622 (1 April 2014). Viborg is the capital of Region Midtjylland.

  • Contact

    Kirk Johnson

    Kirk Johnson

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