The Pool
by Polina Kanis, 2015, 9'37'
Courtesy of the artist

Presented at VISIO. Moving Images After Post-Internet (2019)
In a setting without any temporal or geographic reference, some people in bathing suits enter in the dark water of a swimming pool. They move slowly without communicating with one another, until they mysteriously vanish into nothing. The Pool is an haunting oneiric representation of reality and of the transient dimension of human life. In contrast with the present where living has become more and more hectic and hyper-connected, here men and women, like in a Dantesque retaliation, remain patiently waiting for their own inevitable disappearance.
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