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Lullaby

Lullaby

As exhibited at Overgaden, Institute of Contemporary Art, Copenhagen, DK. 2014.

Materials: Reel-to-reel tape recorder, wood, earphones, amplifier.

Duration:4:50 min.

Dimentions: 120x60x85 cm.

Two individuals, a man and a woman, sings two lullabies on a reel-to-reel tape recorder. Their vocals have been edited out so that only their respiration remains throughout the recording. This is pointing to those mechanisms of our bodies that are vital for us to make sense to others when communicating and expressing ourselves, but mechanism we rarely give any notice. They are those mechanisms that point towards the underlying absence of our presence.

The perception of negative space and the vacuum of the body is also thematically shown in the piece Respiration Floor Piece (2014).