Sepultura Berlinskaja I

Video installation

mixed media (digital frame, wood, glass, cable)

40 x 40 x 170cm

2009

“Sepultura Berlinskaja I” is a capsule, an autobiographic reflection on growing up in residential blocks of New Belgrade¹. Their monumental buildings of menacing béton brut appearance, planted in sand dunes with artificially introduced vegetation, were the backdrop to an adolescence ornate with idiosyncratic urban rituals. Two boys in the video², in an intimate take on the “eternal return”³ myth, play a game of cyclical burial, suspending the flow of time, allowing thus an eternal childhood.

The opening on the object, containing a micro video screen, is placed at eye height of children of age 10-13.

Work shown during the 2009 exhibition “Endenovo” in italian city of Verona, inside the fort of Castelvecchio

 

Sepultura Berlinskaja I - Installation View (Verona, Castelvecchio)

Sepultura Berlinskaja I – Installation View (Verona, Castelvecchio)

Sepultura Berlinskaja I - Detail

Sepultura Berlinskaja I – Detail

Sepultura Berlinskaja I - Still-Frames

Sepultura Berlinskaja I – Still-Frames

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

¹ New Belgrade (Novi Beograd) is municipality of Belgrade, built in 1947 as residential area.

² Featuring: Marko Burić

³ M.Eliade

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