Category: Camile Henrot

Camille Henrot | Alternative Existential Meaning

French artist Camille Henrot’s sculpture and video installations reveal a desire to both find an alternative existential meaning and to challenge certain social narratives; thought patterns that we have constructed, that make up our world.

Million Dollars Point (2011)
Million Dollars Point (2011)
In Million Dollars Point (2011) which is the name of a beach in the south pacific island of Vanuatu, the audio recording of a Hawaiian preacher exhorting his local congregation with love and care is juxtaposed with silent footage from an old Hawaiian song and dance video from the 1980s and recent scuba diving footage of US Army equipment and vehicles that were dumped into the sea here at the end of World War II.

Million Dollars Point (2011)
Million Dollars Point (2011)

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