#172 Godfrey Reggio

Godfrey Reggio (b. 1940, USA)
Koyaanisqatsi, 1982

Perspectives. Visuals and soundtrack. Duration.


#171 Philip Glass

Philip Glass (b. 1937, USA)
Satyagraha, 1980

Here performed by Folkoperan in Stockholm

I like the repetitive sound.
Singing in Sanskrit or merging opera with circus is also pretty cool, but that’s kinda beyond the point here.


#170 Olivier de Sagazan

Olivier de Sagazan (b. 1959, Republic of the Congo)
Transfiguration, 1998-

Performance. Transformation. Destabilisation of identity.
All good stuff.


#169 Stefan Peterson

Stefan Peterson (Sweden)
Dancing with myself, 2016

He wants to convince his wife that he’s not just a boring office guy, so he goes dancing naked in the woods taking pictures of himself.

Such a lovely non sequitur and a very productive way to enact something with very economic means, also exploring body movement, odd locations, sound and its absence, still and moving image – a lot of components that I am also trying to combine.


#168 Driton Selmani

Driton Selmani (b. 1987, Kosovo)
They say you can’t hold two watermelons in one hand, 2012

Photography as conceptual tool building on word games, me like. Me do, to.


#167 Antony Hamilton

Antony Hamilton (Australia)
Token Armies, 2019

Chunky Moves, Melbourne

Dance expanded.
Humans. Horse. Dog. Flowers. Props. Sounds. Lights. Ponchos. Audience.

Inspiring overriding of disciplinary boundaries.
Inspiring expansion of “what a dance (performance) could be”.
Inspiring volume of the space where there is no optimal vantage point from where you could see it all all the time – which ties into my current project on perspective.


#166 Trisha Brown

Trisha Brown (b. 1936, USA – d. 2017)
It’s a Draw, 2002

Dance as a drawing, drawing as a dance.

Very related to my earlier project “Imperfect Man as Perfect Measure”, but I am always curious about mixing media and ways how one type of practice can render work traditionally attributed to another kind of practice. Blurring of the boundaries.


#165 David Batchelor

David Batchelor (b. 1964, UK)
Chromophobia, 2000

…also something I’ve had in mind both while working on “Colour Photograph” series as well as on the painting “XXVII Feminist Congress”.


#164 Mark Rothko

Mark Rothko (b. 1903, Russia – d. 1970)
No. 14, 1951

Rothko is definitely someone I had in mind while working on my “Colour photograph” series.


#163 Nick Cave

Nick Cave (b. 1959, USA)
Soundsuit, 2012

I’ve been looking for more interesting ways to present my sound pieces, the last one ending up in crochet. That kind of makes connection to Cave’s soundsuits – body-related objects referencing sound.