The work depicts an unidentified protagonist who appears to be residing at the bottom of the ocean. The character recites The Morning Roundup, a poem by the American writer Gilbert SORRENTINO (1929-2006), whose shifting perspectives and tenses underscore the video’s attempt to describe things that are inherently indescribable.
(12 min. 51 sec.)
Ed Atkins is a British artist born in 1982.Courtesy the Artist and Cabinet, London
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