A HEAP OF APRICOTS

July 2015

“A Heap of Apricots” confronts longing, mortality, loss and mourning through voice, text and moving images. The project is a collaboration with cinematographer Harald Gunnar Paalgard.
The text read refers to passages in Rebecca Solnits books: “The Faraway Nearby” and “A Field Guide to Getting Lost”, Joan Didions “The year of Magical Thinking”, in addition to Bjørne Linnert´s own observations and thoughts. The original video is 21 min.
…A pile of apricots is lying on Rebecca Solnits bedroom floor. They are coming from her mother´s tree, from the home she no longer lived in. Instead of looking rich and abundant, they looked like anxiety, maybe because every day a new was rotten… The reason for the pile of apricots was complicated…