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2015
performance at pab open, Bergen, Norway

fotos by Per Åge Mathisen

A performance based on my travels onboard a container ship getting stuck in the ice of The Gulf of Botnia. A period of waiting and locating. Whereto?

I'm searching for the effects of time.
Blue time. Horizon lines.
I'm searching for the effects of time.
Sometime ago I travelled onboard a container ship.
We get stuck in the ice.
The engine turns off. We wait.
Silence. Coffee and cakes.
I'm searching for the effects of time.
How can the ruin become a starting point?
What used to be agriculture turns into woodlands.
I collect my own containers, glasses filled with seeds.
Every seed is different. Their development has stopped.
They could grow again, given the right conditions.
I'm searching for the effects of time.
The cook from the Phillipines prepares three different meals for the different nationalities onboard.
The German captain gets chicken breast.
The Russian engineers get chicken stew.
The Phillipines get chicken wings.
I get an egg boiled for ten minutes.
I'm searching for the effects of time.
Blue time. Horizon lines.