Improvement





2009, video based on an action, HD, 12 min.

Artist established contact with a group of homeless people and with the help of a makeup artist, costume designer, and hair stylist – people employed in the film and television industry – under the spotlight he changed their appearance into ‘normal’, ‘ideal’ folks. The shooting took place in an abandoned factory spaces in the suburbs of prague. The homeless people were contacted through a social worker and took voluntarily part in this project and agreed to become a part of an experiment. The vdeo aims to raise questions about social status, the ideal of mediocrity, social precarity and for homeless people to become literally invisible within the society - to be as anyone else.