Performance at the opening 7 pm: 'Heart Mask'
Sophie Dupont's exhibition "Reflections" unfolds though three components - photography, object and body. As in several previous works Sophie Dupont connects and reflects the three components in each other and reveals how they are intertwined, not only with each other but also with the viewer: The image of the body and the image of the object is integrated and reflected in the physical body and the physical object.
Sophie Dupont works with performance, sculpture and photography, but disregarding media the starting point for her works is often an existential and poetic reflection on the basic human conditions and on the basic elements and mechanisms of both body and mind.
Dupont's poetic and existential focus also often reflects in her works’ formal minimalism and choice of materials, which are often in dialogue with the body and mind - either symbolically or directly.
Recurring themes in Sophie Dupont are simple rituals and repetitions. Through those she examines the contradictions and connections between object and subject; body and psyche and her past performances have thus been quiet poetic studies of respiration, body weight, balance and