A reflection on time and the effect of its manipulation. Depending on its speed, the same gesture completely shifts meaning.
“Marcella Vanzo creates videos in which the unexpected editing of images and music subverts platitudes and social customs. In Lovesong, through the slowed-down editing of brief greco-roman wrestling bouts and the sweet tone of a love song, an ancien brutal and aggressive sport is transformed into a prolonged love embrace, ironically evoking macho stereotypes”
By Ilaria Bonacossa
Exit, curated by F. Bonami, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Torino, 2002