White balanced 

A photo composition of the aberration creation Photo © Ji-hyé Jung

, we assisted to Emmanuel Eggermont’s new creation Aberration at the ADC.

Emmanuel Eggermont takes us on a beautiful journey through multiple shades of white, painted with light remnants and refractions. Aberration is a journey through a collection of random emotions fading one into the other.

It begins slowly on a slow beat, but soon you are taken in and start to experience a range of mixed feelings from switching contexts : moral, religious, social or even economic.

a departure from what is normal, usual, or expected, typically an unwelcome one.
the failure of rays to converge at one focus because of a defect in a lens or mirror.

It’s very esthetic and the overall white provides a vivid contrast to the emotional colours expressed. I was wholeheartedly taken into his world and the flow of emotions he shared with us. I didn’t see the time go by. Don’t miss it if you are reading this early enough…

Playing at the ADC in Geneva until Sunday January 19th, 2020.
More information is available in the press kit (PDF). Photo © Ji-hyé Jung.

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Cambodia — via Bangkok and the Gulf of Thailand

Screenshot of the homepage

So, we are off to South East Asia again. This might be the last time (or not) Emma comes with us. Mathias is off to Myanmar solo, and to Indonesia with Célia this Summer, so we decided to explore Cambodia, eventhough it’s the wet season.