Installation: Strobe, chains, drawing with graphite on a piece of rubber
Drawing of the original frontispiece of the Freud’s “Civilization and Its Discontents » combined with a strob light.
This book, essential understand the irrational violence which shook Europe in 20th century, is subjected to the strong white light of the strob, which makes it a cold analysis of a double-discontent: The discontent of the civilization that Freud studied in this book and the discontent of the failed reading of the book which could have guided the international political decisions of a civilisation subjected to the “death drive”.
Drawing on "smelly" caoutchouc carpet.
The pencil drawing represents the original 1st presentation page of the Sigmund Freud book "Civilization and its discontents".