"To Have and to Hold"
A newlywed waltz, a strip tease, a hoarder’s paradise, an attic trove….
"To Have and to Hold" is an animation of a bed slowly spinning to the music box tune “Honeymoon Waltz” as it unmakes itself down to bare bedposts. One by one, discarded possessions begin to rain down onto the bed. A chair, a crib, clothing, holiday decorations and random keepsakes--the stuff of attics--build up on the bed into a precarious mound. From the possibility of romance to the inevitable accumulation of domestic excesses, the bed and its plethora signify the history of living.
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