On the Tightrope

On the Tightrope — 2012.

Plexiglas box, feathers, paper,
coloured cotton thread, nylon thread.
120 × 120 × 14 cm (47.2 × 47.2 × 5.5 in).

Solo Exhibition Sur le fil,
Keitelman Gallery, Brussels, 2012.

Private collection, Belgium.

The threads of the red, pink and flesh-beige tags are like scratches on the supposedly undamaged surface made of soft and delicate feathers.

Lucile Bertrand - On the Tightrope

Detail with tags and coloured threads.

Lucile Bertrand - On the Tightrope

Detail with tags and coloured threads.

Lucile Bertrand - On the Tightrope

Detail.

Lucile Bertrand - On the Tightrope

On the Tightrope
in its Plexiglas box.