la cellule (becquemin&sagot) Venus rising from the sea
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Venus rising from the sea         
Woman, MDF, rice alcohol glasses, 100x100x90cm, 2009
French May festival, Hong Kong [May 1 - May 10, 2009]

An obvious reference to Botticelli's famous painting, this performance plays with the clichés of feminine sensuality. The viewer is attracted by a woman's hand alone, the rest of her body remaining invisible. As he seizes the tasting glass, he stands in front of a mysterious icon: a different  image of woman, a different Venus rising from the sea.