EVERY NIGHT THE SAME RITUAL, SAYING GOODBYE.SEEING OUR PARENTS GO.STAYING ALONE HOPING FOR SLEEP TO COME SOON.
Islip Art Museum
Islip, New York, USA
photo: installation with water sculpture, video, text, sound, and "e-postcards" website
Like frozen memories and caged movements, the “e-postcards” found on box1035.com allow friends, family, and anyone else in the world to access a selection of our choreographed experiences. This documentation acknowledges that throughout our state of transience and movement, we remain bound to memory and relationships where there is constant interplay between the tangible world, illusions and predispositions. The text in this installation refers to the subconscious that eventually resists the machinations of society and culture. The “slip” is an unconscious feeling that makes itself known by accident, and it is the idea of the accident that is at once fearful and appealing. Almost prophetically, this installation, as the first in the series, was realized in our absence, based on emailed instructions, video and sound recorded at our first two temporary locations in Barcelona and Beijing...