SoulSeek

"SoulSeek", 2006, linoleum, wallpaper, installation.

 

Space is built around the body, for bodily functions and in that sense it is continuation of the body.

In relation to that, the body carries inside it its architecture of life and death

Floating is not liberating and falling cannot kill.

 

The work has two references:

 

Soulseek is pirate software of downloading music directly from users' computer files.

 

"O Nancy's body is a coffin,

She wears my tombstone at her head"

(Nick Cave, Knocking on Joe, The first born is dead)

© 2014 by Maya Attoun