Lawrence Weiner b. 1942
Blue Moon Over (2001)
2001, 5:14 min, color, sound
With Blue Moon Over, Weiner extends his text-based works into the digital realm, positing aphorisms and epigrammatic phrases that investigate language, acquisition and desire. Employing a visual system that suggests flowcharts, horizon lines and diagrams, Blue Moon Over is structured as a series of seamlessly animated sequences of drawings and text fragments. Through subtle manipulations, Weiner engages in linguistic tricks and metamorphoses that visually manifest his conceptual inquiries.
Produced by Moved Pictures, New York. Graphic Translation: Bethany Izard. Cartoon made in conjunction with the book Blue Moon Over. -- EAI
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