‘The Light and the Heavy’ collected tales
from Hungary by Sophie Durand and Magali Rifflart-Villeneuve is presented as a
multi-media installation and a book of the same name. These stories: a journey
though shared experiences and dreams in Hungary oscillate between the felt, the
imagined and the experienced.
Sophie Durand is an interdisciplinary artist from Perth, Western Australia. Durand’s practice extends from the intersection of sculpture and performance art. Durand’s work draws from anecdotal histories and archives for subject
Magali Rifflart-Villeneuve is a French
artist based in Paris, whose practice explores the connection between altered
states of conscious and the act of creation. Rifflart-Villeneuve uses
paintings, photography, writing, video and multimedia installations provoke a
destabilization of the perception and to arouse an unconscious ecstasy.