Peeping Tom

2006 / Installation / Interactive

video installation — Ordinateur, caméra IR,
projecteur vidéo / Computer, IR camera, video
projector — Production : Józsa Gallery.

This work raises the issue of voyeurism, both institutional and personal; an eye scrutinizes and stalks you.

“The first version of Peeping Tom relates to Internet pornography, which both fascinates and disgusts. The flesh that is offered there is degraded, both literally and technically. I took images with digital degradations, juxtaposing them to create almost psychedelic effects. The person who triggers these images is confronted with their own voyeurism and perversion. I subject him to what he subjects others, by fixing my big ocular globe on him and following him as he moves in front of the work; the voyeur is caught at his own game. There is a real disturbance in being spied upon in this way by a huge eye. We are living in an age of widespread voyeurism, yet it is rarely called into question. With Facebook, for example, voyeurism has become a new norm.”

- Thomas Israel in Memento Body -

EYE VERSION – Porn Version

Exhibition modes

LE MANEGE MAUBEUGE – THE ROOM

CATHEDRALE DE CARTHAGE-THE BOX

MAISON COMMUNALE DE KOEKELBERG & MAISON PARTICULIERE – ON A MAC

THEATRE DE NAMUR – ON A WALL

MUSEE DE L’EUROPE_EXPO AMERICA – V SHAPE

GALERIE CHARLOT PARIS – VITRINE

Champs_Elysés- Pavillon Pierre Cardin – VIDEO MAPPING