The Horizon by Maja Cule is a reconstruction of a classic film trope wherein the lead character, in a state of crisis, is drawn into a struggle on the roof of a skyscraper. The action scene, and accompanying fall, is often depicted in two frames: the first frame shows the hero desperately grasping at the roof’s edge and the second frame shows the distance to the ground, symbolizing the character’s demise. In The Horizon, a model is caught in an infinite loop, hanging off the edge of The Trump Building located at 40 Wall Street which serves as a reference to the global liquidity crisis. (Text by Paddles ON! curator Lindsay Howard)

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London, PAMI, 19-22 September 2013

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The Horizon, 2013
Lot Number 9
HD video loop, Blu-Ray disc
1 of 1
Courtesy of Arcadia Missa

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