Mortal Coils 1994-95

Multimedia installation: 4 slide projector units with motorized mirror systems, 17 motorized manila ropes, suspended and revolving from ceiling units "In Memorium" wall scroll text.

An installation about memory and mourning dedicated to friends who died within two years time: among them, John Cage, Derek Jarman, Joe Jones, Marjorie Keller, Peter Moore, Charlotte Moorman, Frank Pileggi, David Rattray, Paul Sharits, Hannah Wilke. Images of faces, bodies, public death notices, projections, mirrors, and ropes coiling slowly in sand animate the darkened room.