Bjørn Melhus «Blue Moon» 1997-1998.


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Blue Moon, 1997-1998
Courtesy: Kunsthalle Bremen, Bremen
Videostill, © Bjørn Melhus.

In Blue Moon Bjørn Melhus is seen as a singing, slovenly man in the California desert. The video plays with juxtaposing transatlantic cultural influences in that the slovenly man, once an exported European hit, turns up with the voice of American superstar Elvis Presley.

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Blue Moon, 1997-1998
Courtesy: Kunsthalle Bremen, Bremen
Videostill, © Bjørn Melhus.