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EPIDERMIS
‘a reading of the body’

2000

dvd - single screen projection - 3.25 mins

Epidermis exploits a specific skin condition few people suffer from (med.Urticaria, spec. Dermographism) - where the skin reacts to any contact with an object by developing a temporary relief scar. I have used the surface of Robert’ Novak’s body as a ‘blank page’ onto which I, the writer, inscribe various words & symbols, which I subsequently read closely yet randomly via a video camera.

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