SHAPING series

Shaping is an English term of psychology to express an iterative process of conditioning. In this video, a camera on a television set becomes a monster destined to format (condition) the emotions of the public. By alternating mounting, the camera is likened to a Renault factory robot.

Shaping est un terme anglais de psychologie pour exprimer un processus itératif de conditionnement. Dans cette video, une caméra sur un plateau de télévision devient un monstre destiné à mettre au format (conditionner) les émotions du public. Par un montage alterné, la caméra est assimilée à un robot des usines Renault.




In this series, Isabelle Grosse worked with the visitors of the “Palais de Tokyo” (Paris). She had a photo studio installed inside The Palais de Tokyo and she invited visitors t to be photographed, feeling hidden. Here, the body operates as a frame.


Identity : Antoine Seguin 2017 / credits site : Isabelle Grosse