With the recent Perceptions series Pascale-Sophie Kaparis is pioneering and delving further into these mostly subconscious processes by which the brain deals with registered, manifold information, to come up with a more consciously felt perception of the visible data. For this sequel project Kaparis once more selected fiercely unsettling, traumatic (political, societal and personal) events to pinpoint this process at the core to show where perception is settling within the personal frameworks of logical, ethical, political, cultural, emphatic etc analysis, into a nucleus of a limited yet forceful selection of highlighted glimpses of connected images.
SEISM refers to seismic activity, such as earthquakes, and is used by her as a metaphor for the violent transitions that occur when what is seen and recorded by the eye subsequently finds its way in our brains.’
From Seism to Perceptions / Marie Jeanne de Rooij
SEISM leperollo is gathering all the images printed on film and exhibited in SEISM installation in 2015 in The Hague. These images, as X-ray images, occur between the eye and the brain. A selection of 96 of 150 images have been selected for the narrative context of the book.
Click here to visit the website of the Centre de la Gravure in Belgium, a museum where a lot of Kaparis’ art pieces are in the collection.