Magnus Wallin

Limbo

Magnus Wallin

Limbo

Year: 1999

Duration: 3 min 36


Magnus Wallin’s Limbo (1999) starts with a spinning-prop helicopter, carrying three wounded survivors from his early video Physical Paradise.  Commenting upon the representation of the physically challenged in the today’s society, in this video the artist visualizes a journey of purification from Earth’s ugliness and imperfection towards Heaven’s beauty and perfection. Wallin's films uses modern computer animation techniques in order to build up landscapes of an expressive and striking beauty. He uses architectural elements – often with a manifest historical reference – as a backdrop against which a ferocious plot is played out and where the viewer is challenged, not to say provoked, both as a biological creature and a cultural (not say existential or moral) being.

Magnus Wallin

Limbo

Year: 1999

Duration: 3 min 36



BIOGRAPHY

Born 1965, Sweden

Work in Sweden