Artist Meriem Bennani’s video installation FLY combines footage shot in her native Morocco with garish and inventive animations, most notably in the form of a cartoon fly narrator. The footage is projected onto a series of geometric shapes and panels throughout a room at MoMA PS1, where the exhibit is running through August 28h.
“I thought a fly was the perfect choice to give the viewer a tour of Medina because their compound vision made total sense with the multi-channel aspect of the show,” Bennani tells The Creators Project. ““What interests me the most in this very literal analogy is that it establishes the fly character as a device. She functions as another cellphone or product of globalization in the video.””
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