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on Wed, 08 Mar 2017 14:11:33 IST
En Puntas is a video installation by artist Javier Perez featuring a ballerina performing atop a ... Show more
En Puntas is a video installation by artist Javier Perez featuring a ballerina performing atop a grand piano on the stage of an empty theatre hall.
The ballerina wears a customised set of shoes that extend beyond the toe box with a pair of sharp kitchen knives.
A surreal work that builds suspense through futility and pain; it is about crisis and cycle and about the implicit gaze of the audience who are both shocked to be witnessing such a scene yet willing it toward its inevitable climax. Show less