QUIETUS

Single-Channel Video

Running Time: 7 Minutes 1 Second

2017

 

Drawing the viewer into a dissolving textual evocation of thoughts and sentiments that arose over the course of the artist’s wife’s struggle with cancer, Quietus is a meditative and intensely moving tribute to personal loss. The haunting sounds of Tibetan singing bowls resonate throughout the video, culminating in the passage from Hamlet’s soliloquy in Shakespeare’s eponymous play: “When he himself might his quietus make…”