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Empty House Study.

This performative action involves me sitting in the abandoned living room, re enacting the plaintive and passive action of listening to music. However this time there is no music, just the turntable revolving and myself framed within the window and the landscape outside.

Empty House Study

Evening light on Body and Rope.

Empty House Study

Evening light on Body and Rope.

For this performative action I use a rope, which is  a found object from a beach in Suffolk. For me  seemed to resemble a washed up angel and perhaps also to be somehow symbolic of death. For this sequence in the Empty House Studies, I perform meditative Gestures in the late evening light, performing with my body with the object, exploring my own physical limits, making ...

Empty House Study

Photograph by Haavard Helle.

Empty House Study

Photograph by Haavard Helle.

This performative action was filmed very early in the morning. Here the simple action is of cleaning pots and dishes, mirroring the everyday actions and the passing of time within a day. I remembered conversations with both my father and my grandfathers taking place when washing up, peeling potatoes. I remember  particularly deep conversations with my grandfather, and my father doing the same years after. Somehow ...