Basquiat or I can’t dance to it, one day but not now, one day I will but that will be it, but you won’t know and that will be it, 2008
Video, Color, Sound (English spoken, or French subtitles)
Duration 5’ 30’’
Edition 5 (+ 2 A.P.)
A film depicts a loos re-enactments of Julian Schnabel’s 1996 film Basquiat. A man in pyjamas rides a bicycle through a park. The audio element of the video consists of a voiceover of Ratnam reading a press release he had written for the work following the production of the visual element of the video. The press release was written with the full knowledge that it would become the voiceover for the final edit.