AMOR AND PSYCHE (In Times of Plagues) (2020)
 

HD digital, colour with stereo sound, 9'24" min, 16:9, 2020

Aa video performance poem structured in four chapters (Conditio - Status - Echo - Mutatio), approaching chemical, physiological, psychological and spiritual aspects of Breath.

It has been initially conceived in September 2019, during Verena Stenke’s three-weeks clinical isolation for tuberculosis and the initial phase of the subsequent therapy. The video displays original MRT and CT thorax scans of this period – her “inner portraits”.

The work has been resumed and actualized during the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic in May 2020.


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