The South London Gallery presents the first London solo project by German artist Susanne Bürner. This new video work is shown as a special evening event (Thursday 10 December 2009, 7-9pm) accentuating its performative aspects following which it will be on show until 18 December 2009.
LEAVES reveals an empty stage alluding to an anticipated action. using elements of cinematographic language such as long shot sequences and depth of field, the film portrays the sensation of prolonged suspense. LEAVES presents a meadow surrounded by trees as a pre-defined location of action in which nothing is performed. In this way the set becomes the negative image of the missing action.