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VideoInteriors by Nicole Cohen

Interiors, 2014

Nicole Cohen

This animation is a light-hearted glimpse of the life that unpeopled spaces contain, spaces in which objects belonging to the absent inhabitants’ are personified. You can explore the artist’s Mid-century modern interior design “sets” like rooms. In just one of many animation sequences, a geometric jack-in-the-box with a watery design emits flowers and bubbles before unfolding and reforming as the stage-set interior of a living room. More stylized paper interiors appear, all devoid of their paper-doll humans. Of her process, Cohen describes, “ I use scans of historical photos to create a base of truth and then from their the fiction and poetry can unfold.”

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