Walzer (Novalis und Beethoven)

Gábor Bódy &

Novalis' poem Walzer (Waltz) with Beethoven's waltz music is, using a computer, divided into three and then accelerated threefold. The image of a skeleton dancing with the girls, along with the poem, appearing on the spiral, intensifies the early romantic emotions.

About the video

Title Walzer (Novalis und Beethoven)
Year 1985
Videonale VIDEONALE.2
Length 00:03:00
Format 4:3
Country Germany,
Language German
Courtesy the artist and IMAI-Düsseldorf
Specifications color, sound, single-channel video

About the artist

Gábor Bódy
  • 1946 in Budapest, HUN.
    Studied at University of Theatre and Film Arts, Budapest, HUN, and philosophy at the Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, HUN

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