the
monarch

2021

SINGLE-CHANNEL 2K VIDEO, COLOUR, STEREO SOUND, 8 MIN 53 SEC. PRODUCED WITH THE SUPPORT OF OGR-OFFICINE GRANDI RIPARAZIONI TORINO WITH VISIO/LO SCHERMO DELL'ARTE.











STILLS FROM VIDEO.

TXT
cut-outs photographs of butterflies, which I shot at the natural history museum when I first moved to london, float at the pace of a re-mix of words and sounds sampled from the queen’s christmas speeches, broadcast in the ten years since. the work condenses the density and intensity of events that characterised the last decade in a baroque and tragicomic narrative, equally a memory of the past and a message from the future.

Mark