re-living - terrain vague

Terrain Vague - an idea dating back to man ray and 1920's france, is a characteristic feature present in the post-industrial city with large areas of emptied space,and an inescapable feeling of absence.

definition - Empty, abandoned space in which a series of occurrences have taken place 

man ray - terrain vague, 1929

This great article by Matthew Beaumont on Artangel, focusing on Kameric and Sala's 1395 days without red transfers the idea to 20th century Balkans, and in particular the 4 year Siege of Sarajevo.

Still from 1395 Days without Red, a film by Šejla Kamerić. From a project by Šejla Kamerić & Anri Sala in collaboration with Ari Benjamin Meyers

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