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The highway of the blood

The Great Path of the painter and architect Friedensreich Hunderwasser and a cross section of blood vessel told by the biologist Jean Claude Ameisen.

An episode of the series "correspondence(s).

Réalisation : Hervé Nisic

Production : Universcience, Inserm

Année de production : 2016

Durée : 1min26

The highway of the blood

17 – highway of the blood

Vertigo. A hypnotic disc. Concentric circles. Within this fixed space, is born a sensation of perpetual movement. This is a cross-section of a blood vessel. Through it runs a river, our blood, that surges and recedes, continually returning to the same place, to the rhythm of a heartbeat. Perpetual movement, for as long as you live.

A variation on movement in this work by Hundertwasser : The Great Highway. There are no circles, this is a spiral. Repetition and novelty. Like a departure that never ceases to return to the start. Like a return that never ceases to get lost on the way. A spiral of time. Time that advances and runs out. The spiral of life, that we entered one day in innocence, and that one day we will leave, suddenly… 

Réalisation : Hervé Nisic

Production : Universcience, Inserm

Année de production : 2016

Durée : 1min26