A single shot continued over multiple rolls to create a close-up portrait of Robert Indiana eating a single mushroom. The rolls are assembled out of order, so the mushroom appears magically to renew itself from time to time.
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i soundtracked the second half with edward artemiev`s music. it was more bearable, it even became interesting. it was like the character was suddenly brought to life (before he seemed a fold in the tapestry), with a story and an inner world richer than the Hermitage. what was apathy became expecting suspense, what was undiluted laziness became angst and thoughtfulness, though the initial message was surely distorted.