Jeff Larsen
Inscription (One's Self I Sing)
2011
single channel video projection
17 minutes
An actor repeatedly recites Walt Whitman's poem "One's-Self I Sing" from memory. The actor explores a variety of emotions. Each time he strays from the published text the audio is replaced with the correct phrases or words. As a result the audio and video come in and out of sync. Meanwhile the sky darkens from blue to black.
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