After studying photography, Marcelline Delbecq has gradually moved away from the medium to focus on the cinematic potential of writing through installations, films, readings and publications. She uses both narrative and narrator (the voice) to create an uncanny world where texts generate mental images shifting from description to fiction, from past to present. Voices act like voice-overs to cinematic narratives where words, transformed into visions, call the whole act of beholding into question.
…smoke and mirrors, alibi is a reading in rhythm with the cadence of the slide projector. Borrowed from Julien Gracq, the title is a metamorphosis of its content: a subjective history of photography, or the frozen image, through the description of photography and photogram, that the carousel persistently exposes in its absence.Show video