Wet • Montreal

architectural projection (mapped 4K video with 8 HD projectors)
105 x 29 m (345 x 95 ft) projection
Pavillon Président-Kennedy (UQÀM), Montréal, Canada
June 1- August 22, 2018

Don Ritter

Wet is a close-up of slow-moving water, occasionally interrupted by water bubbles and splashing. Water has symbolized various concepts since antiquity, including the first form of matter, birth, everything that exists, and the source and potentiality of everything possible.[1] Wet was first exhibited as a video-sound installation in 2017 at the Musée d'art et d'histoire Saint-Brieuc in France. The projection of Wet in Montréal was its premiere in Canada and its first exhibition as an architectural projection.


presented with the Partenariat du Quartier des spectacles, Montréal

Don Ritter: concept, video and sound editing
Mitch Martinez: camera

1. J.C. Cooper, An Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Traditional Symbols, London: Thames & Hudson, 1987.
David Leeming, The Oxford Companion to World Mythology, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009.


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