• Marie José Burki

    Helmhaus Zurich

    The interior of the Helmhaus in Zurich, ordinarily sun flooded, was almost hermetically sealed off from the outside world during the course of Marie José Burki’s exhibition. The all-encompassing darkness, combined with a silence broken only at intervals, created the feeling of a place outside time. Entering the black cubes of the gallery rooms, one was irresistibly drawn in by seven video projections that filled the walls, panoramas of an eternal holiday: Images drifted slowly past, at times almost static, depicting moments leading up to or following a wild party, its details left to our

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