Beginning in the 1960s, Dutch conceptual artist Jan Dibbets took on photography, which he manipulated to transcend its very essence and question the mechanics of sight. He has returned to the Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris (ARC), invited by of Fabric Hergott, to compose his photography sequence preferring the intuitive and formal series of connections to contemplation, in a liberally subjective approach. Pandora’s box (title of the exhibition), opened at Nicéphore Niepce starting from 1824, since then has consistently been explored by other scientific visionaries placing the mechanical image at the heart of many issues.
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