2012, Site specific temporary intervention in the permanent exposition of Peyo K. Yavorov House Museum in Sofia, Bulgaria
HD Video, PAL, 16:9, 00:14:32, with original audio; found object; intervention on window; audio installation on door
Not specified dimensions
Supported by Gaudenz B. Ruf Award
"Breathing Space" is a temporary artistic intervention in the permanent exposition of P.K.Yavorov House Museum in Sofia, with the special participation of HR-Stamenov and the work "Ambiguous Activities" .
The project explores the relationship between the life and work of P.K.Yavorov and the features of the house museum with site-specific video and audio installations.
At the context of the life and work of P.K.Yavorov, "Breathing Space" treats the idea of Death as a short pause, separating but also making the leap between two eternities: the notion for Eternity in the poetry of P.K.Yavorov and the eternity of his poetry.
The project is designed with respect to the мuseum activities, the significance of the building as a culture monument and to the authenticity of the permanent exposition.
P.K.Yavorov House Museum inherited the fortune and the dramatic denouement of the poet's life and work. In "Breathing Space" the building and the museum are seen as a screen where these events are projected and still resonate. Еven the traces of time and the transformations that the building had suffered over the years turn into exhibits. Despite their appearance or detection long after the poet's death they obtain the sense of symbolic "artifacts" when attributed to his life.
In the frame of this artistic investigation were found evidence for the two way influence between the life and work of P.K.Yavorov and the house museum.