inverted birth

Steve Dalachinsky
February 2016

viiola600Bill Viola, Inverted Birth, 2014, video projection
performer Norman Scott, photo Kira Perov

inverted birth (bill viola)

 

clean but always dirty
brith / brisk
down to up
up to down
washed clean
raising
raised up
washed clean
HEAD BOWED
hands over face
quietly gestural
hands raised to heaven
thru the blood
life source
food source
/ tar /
black to red to milk white
primordial
primeval
funda/mental
spilling upward

but why the pants?

spilling upward
funda / mental
primeval
primordial
black to red to milk white
/ tar /
food source
life source
thru the blood
hands raised to heaven
quietly gestural
hands over face
HEAD BOWED
washed clean
raised up
raising
washed clean
up to down
down to up
brith / brisk
clean but always dirty

Bill Viola, Inverted [email protected] Cohan Gallery

 



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