watermelon
© laurent odelain 2015

video 38 min

This video presents the peeling of a watermelon in the ruins of the Roman temple of the ancient city of Olympos, in southern Turkey.

The sphere of pink flesh, full of water, is gona be deposited and abandoned on a pedestal of the ruin frequented daily by many tourists, without knowing or presupposing what will appen to it.

Watermelon is an offering, a gushing form of life given to the mineral aridity of the place.




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