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VIDEO ART WORK ON TAPE

Torben Soeborg

I AM THAT I AM (VERSION II)

Duration: 6:20 min.
Produced: 1994
Master format: LB U-matic
Credits: Quotation from Allan Ginsburg's "The Change: Kyoto-Tokyo Express; all credits: Torben Soeborg
Production: video factory, Haslev Denmark
Produced at: video workshop/HASLEV, Denmark

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

This work recieved a special price at RETINA 1998 International Festival of Film and Video, Szigétvar, Hungary

 

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