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VIDEO ART WORK ON TAPE

Torben Soeborg

I AM THAT I AM (VERSION I)

Duration: 9:10 min.
Produced: 1983
Master Format: LB U-matic
All credits: Torben Soeborg
Production: Video Factory, Haslev, Denmark
Produced at: video workshop/HASLEV, Haslev, Denmark

Text by the artist:
A face of a man coming close to or away from the video camera, in focus or out of focus.
Electronic music and recitation of a few lines from Allen Ginsberg's poem: The Change: Kyoto Tokyo Express.
A surreal interpretation of the question. "Who am I?"
and Ginsberg's "answer": "In this dream I am the Dreamer ... I am that I am ..."

NB: See also new version of "I AM THAT I AM" Version II

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