Fragments and variants from the writings of Mei-mei Berssenbrugge, Emily Dickinson, Clarice Lispector, Amy Lowell, Eileen Myles and Sappho are cast in the form of an Arrangement for a moss garden.
To find a way into the moss garden, although it is now covered with moss.
A recitation. A listening, Sound as shape in the soft margin between people and plants.
With translator’s notes.
Arrangement for a moss garden, 2018. Sound, 5:34min. Voice and Japanese translation Christine Natsumi. Artist's image of a moss garden in Kyoto, 2015 and Alphonso’s Garden pictured in W.G. Sebald, Rings of Saturn.
Arrangement for a moss garden, 2018. Draft script. Japanese translation Christine Natsumi