PHYLLIS ODESSEY

raking gravel

gravel 6Pays de neige (Snow Country) is a silent video of Su-Mei Tse walking silently through the graveled pathways of the Villa Medici in Rome.  The video plays in a continuous loop with sounds of footsteps and raking on gravel.

Su-Mei Tse
one thousand and one dreams behind us…
Peter Blum Gallery
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a two page brochure accompanied the show,
a thousand and one dreams behind us…
I can image no knowledge holier
than this:
that you must become a beginner.
Someone who write the first word after a
centuries-long
dash.
from Notes on the Melody of Things (1898)
by Rainer Maria Rilke.

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