Fast Beat Slow Fear


Online screening of four videos

November 19th, 2020 – May 13th, 2021

Artists : ariella tai, Laïla Mestari, Nicole Brunel, Lizzie Klein/Josh Rees/Matt Dam

Project description

There is a friction, an offset effect. At the forefront a beat: fast, loud, constant, fueled by desires, by projects, by inflations. And then there is fear: slow, moderated, obscured by our routine, distractions, “mediocracy”, by goodwill. The videos regrouped in this program share this friction: seductive images, flashy colors, fast paced movement. And on another level, a palpable anxiety that, like a dark and secret dance, operates under the current. Curated by Skol’s team, and available for viewing both at home and/or in a public space, this initiative is meant as a response adapted to the possible restrictions related to the pandemic.

The videos will be available on Skol’s Vimeo account.


November 19th, 2020: ariella tai : cavity, 2019 — 5:15 mins.

December 18th, 2020: Laïla Mestari, Cette émotion ultime, 2017 — 4:42 mins.

February 11th, 2021: Nicole Brunel, Mattress Poster, 2014 — 1:26 mins.

April 8th, 2021: Lizzie Klein/Josh Rees/Matt Dam, Makeshift Shelter, 2019 — 4:26 mins.