installation view M - Museum Leuven 2015 (photo Isabelle Arthuis), Courtesy Cera Collection / M - Museum Leuven M - Museum Leuven, 2015 (photo Isabelle Arthuis)


1996, single-channel video projection, colour, silent, 18 min 44 sec loop

The image shows a large, splendid tree standing in a green field, filmed on a summer’s day. The leaves move in the wind and the sun’s rays glide over the tree. After a moment of contemplation it seems to the viewer as if the tree is performing a kind of theatrical dance that contrasts moments of sunshine and shade.

David Claerbout ©2021