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When Armstrong Passed by, the Sky Was Blue
BY
Camilla Bergqvist

When Armstrong Passed by the Sky was Blue is a visual journey that travels through different dimensions and various of aspects of time, layers of history and moods. A number of stories without a obvious ending and a given beginning floats together. A flow of time and thoughts. I was, I am, I will be. Astronomical time, biological time.

It depends on which perspective you place yourself in. How you as a humanbeing exist in multiplied world. Existing in the public, the individual and most intimate and private sphere. The existent of a number of varied universes. Our present time as episode of a never-ending epic serial story. Inspired by the western idea about linear time, the video is made as a long linear panorama. The course of events are yet not following the linear. Happenings and time being are taking placed in random. The title can be derived to both Neil Armstrong and Louis Armstrong. An astronaut is frequently passing through the video and the video ends with a cover of Louis Armstrongs well known song ‘What a Wonderful World’.

Aspect ratio 1,78:1 (16:9)
Prod. format Generic SD-video
Duration 00:30:00
Language No dialogue
Color BW
Year 2003
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About the artist

Camilla Bergqvist

Born in 1971, lives and works in Stockholm.

Camilla Johanna Berqgvist is an artist and graphic designer known for her experimentation with video and animation besides working as a graphic designer and art director. She holds an MFA from Konstfack, Stockholm and has studied graphic design at Berghs, Stockholm and editing at Jönköpings universitet. Shortly after finishing her master’s degree, Camilla started the gallery AK28 that she ran togheter with friends and colleagues from Konstfack and KTH until 2007.

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