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Release, Release, ROY G BIV Gallery, Columbus, Ohio (2015)
Release, Release, ROY G BIV Gallery, Columbus, Ohio (2015)
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4k video, 7:40 min.

»In the video, one can see a person working out at night in an empty gym. He wears a bodysuit that is covered in colorful athletic tape, which hides his face and body. As he battles the increasing speed of the treadmill, he recites passages from books on life management for creatives. His monologue is heard against a backdrop of countless exercise machines. That which has already been achieved is uninteresting; the real task is tireless effort. (…)« (Franciska Zólyom)

Screenplay: Stefan Hurtig
Text is based on quotes from Making your Life as an Artist by Andrew Simonet
Performance: Andrew Protopapas
Sound Recording: Joel Blaeser
Additional Sounds: ERH
Special thanks: Recreation & Physical Activity Center at the Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

Made possible with a grant from the Cultural Foundation of the Free State of Saxony (KdFS)

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