Marina Gadonneix. The house that burns every day

Marina Gadonneix’s work weaves a complex link between documentary and fiction through photographs of places given over to temporary neglect. The House That Burns Everyday recalls a fable whose story, in ashes, would no longer reach us. Marina Gadonneix has chosen to haunt a dummy house used by firemen to become familiar with fire and fighting it. In short, a room of fiction. Fire has raged, soon it will flare up again. In this interstice, Gadonneix collects these artificial ruins. From a distance, the spectator can cope with the worst. The worst, in this work, is always yet to come.

Text: Milovanoff Christian. cm 28×35; pp. 32; BW ills.; Publisher: RvB Books, Paris, 2013.

ISBN: 9791090306103
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Marina Gadonneix’s work weaves a complex link between documentary and fiction through photographs of places given over to temporary neglect. The House That Burns Everyday recalls a fable whose story, in ashes, would no longer reach us. Marina Gadonneix has chosen to haunt a dummy house used by firemen to become familiar with fire and fighting it. In short, a room of fiction. Fire has raged, soon it will flare up again. In this interstice, Gadonneix collects these artificial ruins. From a distance, the spectator can cope with the worst. The worst, in this work, is always yet to come.

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