• Art
  • United Kingdom


In WYE, an immersive three-screen film installation, Mikhael Subotzky treads the tumultuous terrain of the “white male psyche”.
When three fictional protagonists travel between England, South Africa and Australia, their projections onto these landscapes mirror colonial mindsets in the historicised past, the vexed present, and an imagined post-corporeal future.
According to Subotzky: “The white South African man carries the mark of the colonial explorer whose ‘superior’ relationship to ‘foreign’ lands sticks stubbornly to their projected and internalised positioning in the contemporary body politic.”

Title WYE
Director Mikhael Subotzky
Genre Art
Release Date 29.11.2021
  • United Kingdom
  • South Africa
  • Australia
Spoken Language
  • English
Color Format
  • Color
  • Black & White



Mikhael Subotzky


Mikhael Subotzky

  • Director
  • South Africa
Mikhael Subotzky was born in 1981 in Cape Town, South Africa, and is currently based in Johannesburg. Subotzky’s film, video and photographic works are concerned with the relationship between social storytelling and the formal strategies of image making. Subotzky’s works have been exhibited and …

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