Henri III
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What is meant to be will be. In 16 short scenes, we observe the rupturing of affective agreements : 16 women who are by turns hysterical, stupid, adulterous, unhappy or very professional decide against renewing Henri’s lease. Don’t worry! It’s all in the name of fun.

1999
France
15:06
Original language
French

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Credits

Direction
Mireille Loup
Conception
Mireille Loup
Assistant Director
Yvan Isaac
Camera
Yvan Isaac
Production
Mireille Loup

Technical information

Color
Color
Image format
4:3
Sound
Stereo

Documentation

Further information

"Henri (1994), a video work, sees the artist repeating several times a declaration of love addressed to a fictitious person. The impression of a painful birth of will, even if the tone here is tragi-comic. The words of the declaration are not fixed, we don’t even grasp the person’s identity. It remains the ferment of misfortune (large, small, it doesn’t matter: misfortune, in any case)".


ARDENNE, Paul. «Intempestive, Huit notations non toutes bien embouchées sur l’art de Mireille Loup», Magda Danysz gallery, [http://www.magda-gallery.com/vfr/index.php?z=71] (consulted on 15 September 2009).

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Keywords
Relation, Break, Personification, Language, Assertion, Hysteria