have never been here before! The door to a new room (opens and enters)”
oktober – 19 november, 2005, AK28, Stockholm, Sweden
between Amelie Rydqvist and Pia Sandström:
In your work,
it first seems as if one is walking around in the remains of a drama, a
crime of passion
regarding being human. Now it struck me that it is probably I, the
observer, who am part of that drama.
That one is thrown into it not having known the beginning, which makes
everything more naked
since one is not initially agitated.
Yes, it can be
just like that. You walk down the street and wonder who you meet.
It may be a different you in the figure of an old man with a dog. What
was he just up to?
You´re affected and secretly become part of another life.
move in or beteen different layers. This specific piece transforms the
room into a labyrinth
by something resembling giant pages of a book. You turn and turn the
pages. It´s also like a forest,
you walk and walk. Finally you reach a small and narrow space, an
It is apparent that it´s something crucial (is it a bookshelf),
have I become a book now?
you´re a book now. There are different sides to the mind, a
contradiction between what goes on
above and beneath the surface. Does one know more the more one reads? I
mean there is both a
fantasy-version and a true-version. These different sides, or layers
that you mention,
are a kind of proposals, or more precisely flavours. The various tastes
are exposed one at a time.
The texts turn
towards the body, towards life: “anatomy”, “heart beats”. Is that where
the reading begins?
look at it, that´s where it begins. The heart has to beat.
It´s easy to forget that there is a fantastic simultaneous life
going on under the skin.