Et il fut accusé...

...par ses contemporains d'impiété et d'arrogance pour avoir franchi les limites permises aux mortels.

Capucine Vever
(2016)

Et il fut accusé par ses contemporains d'impiété et d'arrogance pour avoir franchi les limites permises aux mortels (And He Was Accused By His Contemporaries Of Impiety And Arrogance For Trespassing The Limits Allowed To Mortals) is an immersive device proposing to get absorbed 400 kilometers above Earth to follow through webcam the daily convolutions of the International Space Station. Armed with noise cancelling headsets, the listeners will be lead, by a slow scroll of images, in a real place which is nevertheless inaccessible to the majority of humans.

Authors quoted by order of appearance : Gérard Wajcman in Fenêtre, chronique du regard et de l'intime, Verdier’s editions - Bruce Chatwin in The Songlines, 1987, Livre de Poche edition p 12-13 - Jules Vernes in Around the World in Eighty Days, 1873, Livre de Poche edition p 71 - Dan Graham’ poem - David Bowie Space Oddity, 1969.
Calibrating : Mathieu Pinard Translation : Thibault Gayet
Image credit : NASA, Images extracted from the HEDV program set on the International Space Station http://eol.jsc.nasa.gov/HDEV/



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