Sébastien Arrighi, Queen Of The Silver Camps: Booker
Sébastien Arrighi, Queen Of The Silver Camps: Booker

_artwork details

Sebastien Arrighi, Queen Of The Silver Camps

Color video with sound, 1080 x 720, multiple installation. Series of 9 fixed shots of landscapes of the American “Far West” inside a video game. Edition of 8 and 2 E.A. Part of the “Simile” series  

Live a photographic experience through a video game, as it could have taken place in real life, but “without the hair in the wind”. Grand-Theft-Auto Five, a role-playing and action video game, mimics the American West within an open world. It gives the opportunity to explore a décor meticulously crafted on the basis of reality but also nourished by a collective memory, that of a mythical Far-West, theatre of all possible.

Thus, the virtual experience inside the Sonora Desert (USA) or rather Senora (GTA-V) appears as a facsimile: not only in the ability of the game to imitate reality, illusory but striking, but above all, in the exploration that simulates the feeling of a landscape photographer imagining himself treading this earth for the first time.

Sébastien Arrighi

An excerpt from the video:

Contact us,if you would like to view the entire video and we will provide you with a unique link.

Screenshots of each of the 9 video shots:

Contact us

If you are interested in this artwork, please contact us

It is possible that this artwork is part of a public or private art collection already. If it is so, we can help you to borrow it for a public show.

If you would like to see it at the gallery, please contact us before so that we can prepare it. Not all our art stock is located at the gallery.

+33 4 92 92 13 25

Merci de nous contacter. Nous allons vous répondre aussi vite que possible.