A Brief Monologue and A Ray of Light, 2018


HD Color video, 2’31’’








“A Brief Monologue and A Ray of Light” is two-minute video consisting of a monologue regarding my experience of panic attacks and a footage of a ray of light shedding onto my seat during a flight. The monologue takes form in a stream-of-consciousness poem, in which transcribes to the following lines:


Shortness of breath

Pounding heart and blurry vision

Scared of hearing goodbyes

As if they were the final farewells to one’s life

As if I would die upon closing eyes that very night

“What do you still find beautiful in this world?”

“What still touches your soul on the verge of death?”

“It was our mere presence”

“With a sense of interconnectedness”




Mark
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