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Bjørn Melhus

Resolution, 18:48 min, Color, Stereo, Germany, 2022

Referencing the death scene with Edward G. Robinson in the 1973 movie “Soylent Green”, an old man on a hospital bed moves through an endless hallway and reflects in a monologue the 112 years of his life and how humans were able to avoid their own extinction.

Bjørn Melhus, born 1966, is a German-Norwegian media artist. In his work he has developed a singular position, expanding the possibilities for a critical reception of cinema and television. His practice of fragmentation, destruction, and reconstitution of well-known figures.