Alexandra Crouwers, The Garden of the Forking Paths, loop 2021

Alexandra Crouwers, still, mistakes, 2020

(We are in) The Garden of The Forking Paths

4K (3840 × 2160px) seamless loop, colour/sound, 00’14”, 2021

A stand-alone reworked version of a ‘waiting room’ chapter from Mistakes. The artist talk. (HD, colour/sound, 20’20”, 2020).

The Garden of The Forking Paths is a fascinating 1941 short story by Borges suggesting multiverse quantum leaps or hypertext links.

In this case, it references a non-location, a space between spaces, a multidimensional crossroads with all options open but urgent decisions to be made.

The audioloop is taken from Brenda Lee’s ‘I’m sorry’, as a general apology towards all the wrong choices that brought us here.

The film is minted as an NFT on the Tezos blockchain as 2x 00’14” loop in an edition of 24, with 2 withheld.