37.”….is there a love window in the universe…”
52. “…sigh into the sea…”
9.“…desire so great and ancient…”
This experimental video features a digital silk print, a soapstone sculpture and a water pot embellished with gold – made in response to Edwin Morgan’s words above which were picked from verses in The New Divan. The objects feature in the film during dream-like mystical scenes cut with evocative words and footage I have collected. The shape of the edit was made with the idea of ‘stringing a set of beads’ which is a sense I got from The New Divan and later read it described.
“ A divan…is something that you enter: you move around; you cast your eye here and there, you look, you pick, you perhaps retrace your steps.” Nothing Not Giving Messages, EM
love's window unfurling channels electric frequencies looping storms in soft colour open heart to fall up immerse solidify the moment chest swell release landing heavy breaking water sky reflect sea waves above ripple, glisten sinking surrender In dark, in light the water is held touch of hand a mother's gold resting on lips to adorn the thirst