Neil Beloufa

2012 FutureGreat, selected by Boris Ondreička

By Boris Ondreička

Neil Beloufa, Kempinski, 2007, SD video 4:3, colour, sound, 14 min. Courtesy the artist

I first got to know the work of Neil Beloufa when I was cocurating Manifesta 8, in 2010 (as part of the group from Tranzit.org), and in particular through his fabulous video installation Kempinski (2007), which he showed as part of the exhibition. Kempinski is a mixed MDF structure in which a film was projected. Created in Mali, this film was a kind of science-fiction documentary featuring individuals holding fluorescent lights, who describe their strange, dystopian existences to the camera.…

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