Inspiration for this video installation came while listening to audio versions of Stein’s “Plays” (featured in Doug’s sound composition) and “Matisse.” I imagined a young Gertrude abandoning the expected path of those who came before her; notions which she had to move beyond, excepting a new way of being. She opens the portal and steps through...
The 6 minute video loops endlessly, as does the sound, which is an hour long. The video and sound are not synchronized. Each viewing of the video will reveal a different aspect of Stein’s text.
Concept, Execution | Stephen A. Miller 2012
Sound | Doug Theriault
Model | Lindsey Matheis