Reflections on a Transitory Landscape
Circulating, kaleidoscopic video images are projected into
the cupula of the museum. While the viewer is following their rhythmic
tact of the images in their time-describing planetary orbits with his
eyes, he can hear a sound composition of voices which describe fragments
of the painting from memory.
The dissolving of the original image into fragments of
images and words is creating a dialogue between the two levels of the
installation - the real oil painting, the fragmented, turning and partly
the layering of the video images with the spoken word image from memory.
Following the dissection of the original is the the recreation in the
mind of the viewer - a type of archaeology of memory or synthesis of memory.
"Transitory Landscape" is questioning vision,
reflection and memory as well as the integration of the images into abstraction
and finally language. The idea of a static picture is disintegrating.
Inner and Outer reality are mirroring each other alternately and lively
space is created in which the viewer is experiencing the limits of his
own memory and at the same time new possibilities of perception can be