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video 4K, 75 inches
SAARART 2017
Pingusson (Former French Embassy) Saarbrücken
camera: Dominik Cermann


27 participants are filmed hanging upside down.

For the realization of the video a special construction was built.

The blood rush created by the inverted position increases pressure on eyes and ears. Extra weight on the lungs caused by inner organs prevents regular oxygen flow.

The portrayed loose control over their facial expression. The attempt to maintain composure in front of the camera expresses itself in effort.

After being suspended upside down for a few minutes some participants complained of dizziness and sweat stains.