Brilliant Installation

Know Thyself

Finola Finn (UK)

A throbbing red heart illuminated inside The Count’s House.

Suspended, it grew stronger and brighter, weaker and dimmer – in time with the corresponding sound of a slow, low, abstract heartbeat.

Drawing on 17th-century imagery and the ancient proverb ‘Know Thyself’, this installation questioned where our sense of self lies. In our hearts, our heads, or not in the body at all?


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