And a ‘more authentic than most and’ near what he wanted to be.
August 2004, Perth, Renato C. asks a private investigator to follow and film his wife Roberta B. From that material, illicit and intimate born, a year later, Private Eye, presented in the rooms of a hotel to a viewer at a time.
A journey with uncertain boundaries between the feelings we experience and those who represent us, between what we think we are and what we are forced to be. Illusion, representation, fiction overlap and eventually become one with what is’.
Private Eye and ‘a show identity’.
Private Eye wants to create a world where nothing and ‘what it sounds like, a sort of terrible loss and fascinating, like being suddenly in the darkness of an unknown place. A challenge to themselves and to the viewer. Spectator in the singular because the vision of interlocking work will open one by one in the relationship, its central moment.
The work ‘presented in two rooms of a hotel.
In the first room Renato presents the viewer movies and photos produced by the true investigator. Then the viewer is invited into the second room where he is greeted by Roberta. Here there is the central part of the show. Alternatively Roberta personifies itself and its double. Each section and ‘untimely interrupted by the arrival of the next viewer.
We have chosen for this project because the place Hotel Private Eye is born while we were staying in a hotel in Perth, and then, even more so, because the hotel and ‘a place of passage, and’ a place where you stop so precarious during a trip to ‘the idea of the precariousness of existence, of the move, as well as the theme and the center of Private Eye and’ based on the mobility of identity ‘.
Location: Two rooms in a hotel. Attendance: one at a time for a total of 15 per day
Duration: 45 minutes per viewer