Portrait of Alex in Bed (who is not sleeping)

Blue Boy Sleeping or Portrait of Alex in Bed (who is not sleeping), 2:42, 2011, 1920 x 1080. processed video, single channel. Music by Carmen X and Jeffu Warmouth; video by Ellen Wetmore

“Pretend you are sleeping!” But he can’t. He rolls, he wiggles, he seems to float. In this work I am exploring the body as mark making tool via the video medium.

Blue Boy Sleeping from Ellen Wetmore on Vimeo.