One thousand years from now

In Berlin, on a top floor of the Altes Museum, is kept an engraving of rare beauty. It depicts a couple in bed, laying with their arms and legs parallel to each other, dressed in colourful garments under the afternoon trees. The woman has her eyes closed, in deep sleep, and a vague and peaceful smile. The man has no head, which lies on the floor next to the bed, the eyes closed and the face depicted in dark grey. Next to them, two men stare at the head while holding their swords upright, as if prepared to leave after accomplishing the murder that brought them there. (…) Ler

Escrito para a exposição de David Murphy ‘Almost Island’
CoExist Galleries, Southend-on-Sea, 14 Janeiro a 11 Fevereiro 2011