APCLPSTK St.2, Sc.6, T14. Therapeutic Utopias 'Trust Yourself to the Water' 2018
VISNINGSROMMET USF, BERGEN
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"Give me my heart. Let it pump again life's power in me. Infuse my hands and feet with spirit. Give me my heart. Let me rise and walk. I am quickened. No more sleep, no more dream. No more death."
Normandi Ellis, Awakening Osiris, 2009.
"To have faith is to trust yourself to the water. When you swim, you don't grab hold of the water, because if you do you will sink and drown. Instead you relax and float."
Installation built for the exhibition 'APCLPSTK - Therapeutic Utopias. St.2, Sc.6, T14. 'Trust Yourself to the Water'', at the contemporary art gallery Visningsrommet USF in Bergen, Norway.
EXO: Recovered materials (construction materials from demolished house, plants, aquarium, fish, aquatic plants, stove with a teapot containing a 'psychometric' brew for visitors to drink with herbs from Madeira Island, television screen with video, curtains. ESO: video projection 'Tonight I turn and I Face Myself' on gallery wall , surround speakers and subwoofer playing a sound piece.