when the sun goes down and the moon comes up

instanbul biennial
instanbul
september 19, 1999 - october 30, 1999

curated by paolo colombo

man 1.go to sleep.
man 2.i can’t sleep.
m1.why not?
m2.i’m in pain.
m1.what?
m2.i got a broken heart.
m2.bullshit.
m2.i do.
m1.what happened?
m2.i was set up. double-crossed. betrayed by the man i love.
m1.who?
m2.i don’t wanna talk about it.
m1.suit yourself.
m2.you wanna see a picture of him?
m1.he's pretty.
m2.i would have done everything for him.
m1.sorry.
m2.i just can’t understand it.
m1.you’ll get over it.
m2.no, i will not get over it.
m1.yes, you will.
m2.i love this man.
m1.you loved other men.
m2.not like him. he was special.
m1.believe me, you’ll get over it.
m2.bullshit.
m1.come on.
m2.come on what?
m1.go to sleep.
m2.i can’t sleep.
m1.why not?
m2.i’m in pain.
m1.what?
m2.i got a broken heart.
m2.bullshit.
m2.i do.
m1.what happened?
m2.i was set up. double-crossed. betrayed by the man i love.
m1.who?
m2.i don’t wanna talk about.
m1.suit yourself.
m2.you wanna see a picture of him?
m1.he's pretty.
m2.i would have done everything for him.
m1.sorry.
m2.i just can’t understand it.
m1.you’ll get over it.
m2.no, i will not get over it.
m1.yes, you will.
m2.i love this man.
m1.you loved other men.
m2.not like him. he was special.
m1.believe me, you’ll get over it.
m2.bullshit.
m1.come on.
m2.come on what?
m1.go to sleep.
m2.i can’t sleep.
m1.why not?
m2.i’m in pain.
m1.what?
m2.i got a broken heart.
m2.bullshit.
m2.i do.
m1.what happened?
m2.i was set up. double-crossed. betrayed by the man i love.
m1.who?
m2.i don’t wanna talk about.
m1.suit yourself.
m2.you wanna see a picture of him?
m1.he's pretty.
m2.i would have done everything for him.
m1.sorry.
m2.i just can’t understand it.
m1.you’ll get over it.
m2.no, i will not get over it.
m1.yes, you will.
m2.i love this man.
m1.you loved other men.
m2.not like him. he was special.
m1.believe me, you’ll get over it.
m2.bullshit.
m1.come on.
m2.come on what?
m1.go to sleep.
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when the sun goes down and the moon comes up | UGO RONDINONE

when the sun goes down and the moon comes up, 1999
wall: wood, plaster; tree sculptures: steel, polyester, rubber band, speakers, sound
dimensions variable