Tag: identity

CENTER OF THE WORLD

HD VIDEO, 25 min., 2010 Norwegian with English Subtitles Synopsis: Time flows through the bottleneck of an hourglass like grains of sand. One after another, gravity pulls them through this centre of the earth. Where is this centre and what

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THE MEADOW

Video (DV),  28:38 min (loop), 2007 Screening Version: 29:40 min, 2007 Synopsis: In order to engage an increasingly commercialized society video artist Bjørn Melhus subjects commonly used media tactics and formats to a process of reflection and reconsideration. With THE MEADOW Melhus

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BEHIND THE MOON, BEYOND THE RAIN

Video, 2 channel installation, 7:50 min, loop, 2005 Screening Version (single channel), 7:50 min, 2005 Synopsis: “Behind the Moon, Beyond the Rain” is a continuation of his 1995 film “Weit Weit Weg” (Far Far Away), based on “The Wizard of

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AUTO CENTER DRIVE

16 mm film transferred to video, 28:00 min, 2003 Synopsis: By quoting the most diverse identification models from the memory bank of 20th century Pop culture and its embodiment by Melhus himself, a completely new contextualisation of known roles is

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