The Four Master Tropes

The Four Master Tropes, 2011 reflects the artist's ambivalent engagement with, and occasional misreading of, contemporary philosophy gathered via Kindle highlights. These are presented as YouTube annotations layered on top of artwork created by users from the social network deviantart.com, which foreground ‘destabilised’ photographs of Van den Dorpel's studio. A jarring piece of music, made by Van den Dorpel in 2002, plays as the soundtrack.

HD Video with YouTube annotations (4:52).
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