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Ed Atkins, ‘Us Dead Talk Love’, 2012, Fondation Louis Vuitton
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Ed Atkins

Us Dead Talk Love, 2012

Double projection video, color, sound
Edition 2/6 + 2AP
This is part of a limited edition set.
About the work
Exhibition history
Fondation Louis Vuitton
Paris

Collection: Fondation Louis Vuitton, Paris

Collection: Fondation Louis Vuitton, Paris

Medium
Installation
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Photo: Fondation Louis Vuitton / Marc Domage © Ed Atkins
Ed Atkins
British, b. 1982
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In high-definition video work, Ed Atkins explores the material and corporeal qualities of the digital moving image, often integrating collaged, drawn, and written elements into his presentations, or referencing works of literature. His two-channel video work and sound installation Us Dead Talk Love (2012) features a conversation between two digitally rendered cadavers that address issues of representation, narcissism, intimacy, and love, among other topics. For his single-channel video Warm, Warm, Warm Spring Mouths (2013), Atkins used a motion-capturing device and Faceshift animation software to depict a male figure who appears to reside at the bottom of an ocean; the character recites a poem by the American writer Gilbert Sorrentino. Atkins considers Hollis Frampton, a pioneer of digital art, to be a major influence on his work.

Ed Atkins, ‘Us Dead Talk Love’, 2012, Fondation Louis Vuitton
Ed Atkins, ‘Us Dead Talk Love’, 2012, Fondation Louis Vuitton
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About the work
Exhibition history
Fondation Louis Vuitton
Paris

Collection: Fondation Louis Vuitton, Paris

Collection: Fondation Louis Vuitton, Paris

Medium
Installation
Image rights
Photo: Fondation Louis Vuitton / Marc Domage © Ed Atkins
Ed Atkins
British, b. 1982
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In high-definition video work, Ed Atkins explores the material and corporeal qualities of the digital moving image, often integrating collaged, drawn, and written elements into his presentations, or referencing works of literature. His two-channel video work and sound installation Us Dead Talk Love (2012) features a conversation between two digitally rendered cadavers that address issues of representation, narcissism, intimacy, and love, among other topics. For his single-channel video Warm, Warm, Warm Spring Mouths (2013), Atkins used a motion-capturing device and Faceshift animation software to depict a male figure who appears to reside at the bottom of an ocean; the character recites a poem by the American writer Gilbert Sorrentino. Atkins considers Hollis Frampton, a pioneer of digital art, to be a major influence on his work.

Ed Atkins

Us Dead Talk Love, 2012

Double projection video, color, sound
Edition 2/6 + 2AP
This is part of a limited edition set.
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