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Animation, 2017

Animation, 2017

in collaboration with Joris Van Poucke

Location: on the water (projection) and in the hall (TV screen)

In 2014, Tuymans came across the trailer of a B-film online: A Twist of Sand. In the trailer, one figure in a group of people waves a white flag, signalling surrender, after which all the characters are executed anyway. The moment directly before the execution was the inspiration for the painting The Shore. Both the trailer and the painting take turns in powering a stop motion animation, which Tuymans made in collaboration with Joris Van Poucke. Three fragments will be shown during The Raft. Art is (not) lonely: one on a flat screen on the ship, one projected onto the water in front of Mercator, and one in the riding stables at the hippodrome.