Her inspiration for this work was the diving bell, a 16th century invention that allowed people to stay underwater without using diving equipment. On the wall is a magnified projection of a tiny hourglass. As the sand slides down, van Overmeir chooses to immerse herself totally, in time and space.
Johanna van Overmeir (b. 1983, Duffel) produces quirky performances, video art and installations, in which she often acts as a human medium.