2060
2014

16 mm film projection on dual-sided screen,
black and white, continuous loop

Spatial Figure I (1968), a sculpture by Estonian artist Edgar Viies is at the heart of the film 2060. The idea of constant and never-ending movement becomes emphasised due to the fact that the Möbius strip is embedded into the shape of the sculpture and the film is projected from a material that can be seen endlessly coursing through the projector. The Cold War-period in which Viies made his piece is often marked by the utopian potential of Modernist technological progress that would’ve resulted in a world harmoniously co-habited by people and the technology that they’ve created. However, the film’s mechanical neutrality and the seeming lack of any human presence suggests a more dystopic outcome.

Cinematographer: Erik Põllumaa
Dolly Grip: Maksim Podolski
Gaffer: Janis Kokk
Installation view, Kumu Art Museum, 2018
Installation view, Kumu Art Museum, 2018
Installation view, Kumu Art Museum, 2018
Installation view, Kumu Art Museum, 2018
Installation view, Kumu Art Museum, 2018
Installation view, BOZAR Centre for Fine Arts, Brussels, 2017
Installation view, BOZAR Centre for Fine Arts, Brussels, 2017
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