Jean Otth

“He is one of the pioneers of video art in Switzerland in the early 1970’s […] While
constantly questioning the media that he uses, and at times even takes as
subject matter, Jean Otth produces borderline works that test the observer and
provoke desire through covering-up, reframing, and shifting. The spectator is
thus invited to participate in sensitive, singular experiments in which the
figure is threatened with disappearance– where that which can be represented
is but a question.”

Image and text from the artist website: http://www.jeanotth.net/index.php?l=EN&page=bio, last accessed on 27/07/2009.

Artist website: http://www.jeanotth.net/

 

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