Daniel Kupferberg works



Mondhaut (Moon Skin)

2007

DVD-video, sound; 8:20 min.


Poem by O. Schmidt
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A poem letter from of a very near and very far away friend is written into the skin - the eye of the videocamera reads it aloud past a trail of fluids, creams and powder. The original intention of the text speaks of longing, but in a platonic and playful manner. I didn’t read it that way.
The translation of the German-language poem can be read as follows:

DREAM
Covering the smiling moon tonight, a ball of wad, white
and fluffy ...
and this is my little cloud on which I am
working -
I hear you whispering quietly ...

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see also:
This is my Landscape (2004/ongoing)