Mark Tholander

Given enough time on this boat, you will learn to love me

FILE Sao Paulo 2019 | Videoart
Electronic Language International Festival

 

“Oh, how many fish are under the boat? One, two, three, four, one, two, three, four. How many to count, between each shore? One, two, three, four, one, two, three, four. As the days swing in locomotion, oh, will we ever count this ocean? One, two, three, four, one, two, three, four. One, two, three, four, one, two, three, four.”

‘Given enough time on this boat, you will learn to love me’ is concerned with phenomena which are incomprehensible, but which are still close to our everyday experience – in other words: that which cannot be experienced but which effects all of experience.

Credits:
Script & animation: Mark Tholander
Saxophone, bass & drums: Mischa Ruhr
Synthesizer & piano: Mark Tholander
Voice 1: Kevin J. Bond – Voice 2: Lily Vo – Voice 3: John C. Bates – Voice 4: John Abatecola

Bio.

Mark Tholander (born 1988) is a contemporary artist who works and lives in Denmark. He makes use of a variety of different media (installation, video, net art, mail art, sculpture, text and sound) in his practice, with a highly interdisciplinary approach in a mixed media field. His work is occupied with what lies beyond the reach of concept-driven language. His works have been shown in various countries, including USA, England, Egypt, Spain, Romania, Australia, Portugal, Brazil, Sweden and Switzerland.