Implosion – Mathieu Pernot


Mathieu Pernot

The political art of Mathieu Pernot addresses questions of identity, history, progress, and alienation. The images shown here, of buildings being demolished with explosives, at the moment of collapsing, evoke the vulnerability of the structure and of its inhabitants. They illustrate a will to delete whole areas, and perhaps people, from our memory. In this work, Pernot reveals the war underneath the consensus