video, loop, 2017
Is there any hope? is a fragment of a conversation between two protagonists from the film called The last man on Earth. Dr Mercer and Morgan meet in a laboratory for the last time to take another failed attempt of finding a remedy for a deadly virus. The looped and replayed discussion reflects how the protagonists are isolated and stuck in the cinematic ‘black hole,’ outside of time and space. Will they be able to save the world from extermination and for how long will they have enough strength and hope, so necessary for them to work?
The fragment of the conversation used to make this work comes from the film: The Last Man on Earth, U. Ragon, S. Salkow, 1964