electronic media artist
THE BERNOULLI ITINERARY
(1989, b/w video projection and one stripped, hanging TV tube, sound,
alternatively 4 hanging, stripped TV tubes)
Installation, inspired by the 1805 book by Christoph Bernoulli On the Shining of the Sea.
A fantastic tale, written by Alexander Hahn,
the English version read by Tom Korkames, the German version by Wolfgang Höntzke.
When the body is dissected, light again begins to radiate.
The whole room seems to be in flames.
The nails and fingers of those who touch it are all covered with light.
It is not the flesh itself that phosphoresces, but something hidden underneath the skin, a residual light from centuries ago. …
Finally, the body remains dark