Radiance of Sensible Heat

[person_by] Sema Bekirovic

July 2021

Filmed with a thermal camera we see a hand touching objects in the plaster sculpture depot of the Rijksakademie in Amsterdam. Focusing on the transference of body heat from hands to objects, bringing them into focus as they light up with the heat.

Sema Bekirovic
Sema Bekirovic is a visual artist whose work could be described as playful conceptualism. She uses different media, mainly video, photography and installations. Sema’s work is often inspired by scientific ideas, and deals with the supposed difference between culture and nature, and the obtaining of (and letting go of) control.


Part of Program

Radiance of Sensible HeatSema Bekirovic2016

Radiance of Sensible Heat, Sema Bekirovic, 2016

Radical Reversibility

16 September 2021 - 3 October 2021

Looiersgracht 60, Amsterdam (Wed-Sun 12-8PM)

The exhibition From Seeing to Acting invites us to (re)consider the mutual relationships between seeing and acting. 


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