Pax Securitas

FA 40

Video installation for the First International Art Biennial - Buenos Aires

December 2000 - January 2001

Ingrid Falk & Gustavo Aguerre
   

In a large open room at the National Museum of Fine Arts there are four surveillance cameras, high on the walls, close to the ceiling, like all the other cameras elsewhere. But these four cameras are looking at each other:

 

 
 

 
 
In another room of the Museum there is a small video installation: four b/w, 7 inch monitors placed on a podium, side by side.

They show and record directly what the surveillance cameras are monitoring: The surveillance of the surveillance of the surveillance of the surveillance. Total control. Total security.

Pax Securitas


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