Correspondence(s) Broadcast

Pollock and vertebrae

Jackson Pollock's The Deep and a fluoroscopy of vertebrae told by biologist Jean Claude Ameisen.

An episode of the series "correspondence(s)".

Réalisation : Hervé Nisic

Production : Universcience, Inserm

Année de production : 2016

Durée : 1min31

Pollock and vertebrae

- Pollock and vertebrae

Between head and shoulders, living and mineral: our cervical vertebrae. And here, like an eruption from a bygone era, the fossilized vertebrae of a distant ancestor, Jackson Pollock’s: the Deep.

As Greek myth informs, the titan Atlas, carried the world on his shoulders. On ours, we each of us carry an interior world, of the mind. That reveals and animates the universe reflected by our senses..

Our spinal column is the vital link between body and thought, between conscience, memory and dreams; it contains, transmits and receives innumerable impulses from an all-encompassing and enveloping nerve network.

Pollock’s the Deep is perhaps a vestige of an interior world that was, a world long passed away. A world where dreams yet live...

Réalisation : Hervé Nisic

Production : Universcience, Inserm

Année de production : 2016

Durée : 1min31