Paris

Bojan Šarčević

Centre d'art contemporain d'Ivry - le Crédac

Bojan Šarčević has made several videos, but never before has he used moving images to shake up the ground beneath his sculptural practice, which, until now, has had the peculiarity of tight, precise construction. Curved crumpled sheets of copper, a bare twig, two-plane angular forms in Plexiglas, two-plane forms in torn sheets of wood veneer, rectilinearly bent brass rods, construction paper, simple angular matboard structures, concrete fragments, and a piece of raw meat—his five arrangements of these small objects for the series “Only After Dark,” 2007, could never plausibly be presented as sculpture. Mostly perched upright and freestanding, these various elements would inch out of place or fall over at a sneeze. And yet these arrangements are presented distinctly as sculpture here on film. The camera explores these static elements from near and far, and from different angles, allowing

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