Tag: ornament

DEADLY STORMS 333

9 channel Video Installation for 9 vertical flat screens on 3 walls, 2008, 7 min. Synopsis: Deadly Storms 333, is a 9 channel video installation designed for 9 vertical flat screen monitors. Taking the format of breaking news broadcasts, borrowing

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DEADLY STORMS

3 channel video installation on 3 vertical plasma or LCD screens, 42″ (minimum size) 7’00 min. loop, 2008 Synopsis: DEADLY STORMS is based on appropriated audio footage from the US American news network FOX NEWS. During the last 10 years

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STILL MEN OUT THERE

6 channel (synchronized) installation for 18 TVs, 10min, loop, 2003 Synopsis: Composed of eighteen television monitors, installed on the floor in three groups of six facing the ceiling, Still Men Out There uses a combination of audio and light color fields to

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THE ORAL THING

Single Channel Video, 2001, 8 min., loop (for screening or installation) Synopsis: The Oral Thing casts the TV host as evangelist. Descending as if from heaven he enters down a staircase to preside over two sisters cast as TV chat show

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AGAIN AND AGAIN

Installation for 8 Monitors, Video, 8 min loop, 1998 Synopsis: In the video installation “Again & Again” Melhus tells—not without humor—the story of a person engaged in an inner dialogue on the subject of reproduction, only to be rejected by

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NO SUNSHINE

Video, 1997, 6 min., loop (for installation) 6’15 min. with titles for screening Synopsis: Depicting pairs of infantile doppelgängers floating in a space that evokes their own interior world, NO SUNSHINE is a tragicomedy that explores the images—or rather the

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BLUE MOON

Single Channel Video, 4 min., 1997 Double channel video/ installation, 4 min., 1997 Synopsis: “Mickey went to Europe, the Smurf went to America … this is called cultural exchange.” (BLUE MOON) A Smurf, alone in the Californian desert, is humming

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