SAMAPASA, 1998 - 6.45 min loop, colour, stereo sound. Exhibitionformat SD.
A woman sings an Indian tone scale, sa-ma-pa-sa, and within the course of the tape her voice is made object for a language deforming transformation. The image of the strass ornamented singer with classic tight hair style and steady gaze has it's starting point in a promotional moviestar photography portrait of the well known German actress, Brigitte Helm, principally known for her role as Maria/The robot in Fritz Langs Metropolis from 1926.

Sample Clip 1.44 min