Glenn Gould Variations

Duration:48 minutes looping
Single Channel Video installation
(projection upon a white wall)
2012

Bach’s Goldberg Variations consist of 30 counterpoint variations which Glenn Gould famously performs from memory with expressive virtuosity.  This video parrallel’s Gould’s performance hands moving to his early vinyl recording, as if playing the air, insinuating relationships between physical limitations and the imagination and memory.

Video still and excerpts:

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