Artist’s Statement: The poem takes place in 1975, when the poet is spending time as a student in Spain. That year two fundamental events took place, the personal one: The poet’s father dies, the historical one: The fascist dictator Franco dies. Can the two facts be connected? What does the Swedish filmmaker Ingmar Bergman have to do with all this?
This video is an experimental essay on memory, the parent-child relationship, and historical events and their emotional influence on the present.