K10 / 2004

UV print on canvas, 170 x 200 cm

Six chosen recordings represent my hours-long action of swinging on the back legs of the chair. The recordings are imprinted with a UV print onto a large format canvas. Wide, neutral, black edge is later added by hand.

A completely simple, trivial action with the body confronts us with the presence. The presence is not something secondary, but something that needs to be penetrated into in order to ask a question, for example, about God. The process of de-ontologization of God does not lie within the discourse, but within the repetitive body that wants to be ontologized here and now. To inscribe itself into a place. This desire to be ontologized becomes a problem, a border on which the appearing body and the inexpressible being meet, even though…