Christoph Rothmeier, Have You Seen My Eyes?
The ghost of a woman searches for what she has lost. Have you seen my eyes?, her voice asks. Her body is in a different place than what she sees. She wanders the streets, looking for what was taken from her.
In “The Book of the Polish Jews”, Shmuel Yosef Agnon writes that after Esterka, the legendary lover of King Casimir the Great, passed away, he preserved her eyes – leaving her ghost restlessly wandering the Earth.
sound installation, in collaboration with: Ruzyndla Choir: Wiktoria Sędzimir, Weronika Sędzimir, Małgorzata Międlarz, Przemysław Ćwik, Dawid Rozmus, Rita Rain, Oleksandr Mazii and Kateryna Sakhanda, as well as Adam Gajda, Pola Pawlikowska, Jörg Hochapfel, Philipp Haffner, Jakub Kubieniec, Alejandro Rivera Alvarez, Tal Dahari
Interview with Christoph Rothmeier (in English)
Christoph Rothmeier lives and works in Berlin, Germany and Sauviat, France. He studied art at HfbK Hamburg and the Villa Arson in Nice. His artistic work is interdisciplinary, site-specific and time-based. He stages audio walks, conceives experimental arrangements and performs music. Over the years, he has participated in numerous international exhibitions, initiated exhibition projects and performances, and cooperated with various artists from diverse disciplines such as music and dance.