Caption: The Sleeping Fool, Credit: Cecil Collins Oil on canvas 1943
Image by: Cecil Collins Oil on canvas 1943 
The Sleeping Fool 

The Sleeping Fool

From: Sofia Saldanha
Length: 10:22

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Art museum security guards spend their days in uniform, speaking quietly or not at all, surrounded by works of irreplaceable art. It may look easy, but the job requires a stressful degree of responsibility, poise, and silence. Some guards may begin to feel trapped inside their own thoughts, or even inside a painting. The Sleeping Fool presents the stories, dreams and thoughts of those who work behind the walls of an art gallery. Read the full description.

The-sleeping-fool-small_small Art museum security guards spend their days in uniform, speaking quietly or not at all, surrounded by works of irreplaceable art. It may look easy, but the job requires a stressful degree of responsibility, poise, and silence. Some guards may begin to feel trapped inside their own thoughts, or even inside a painting. The Sleeping Fool presents the stories, dreams and thoughts of those who work behind the walls of an art gallery.

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The Sleeping Fool

A wonderful piece - at times I felt as if I'd stumbled into someone's most secret thoughts. Beautiful use of music and speech - all evoking an intimate exploration into a world often ignored.

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The Sleeping Fool

Wonderfully evocative piece of art, dreaming, escape, reality..blended magically together.

Musical Works

Title Artist Album Label Year Length
Phoenix Cibelle The Shine of Dried Electric Leaves. Crammed 2006 :00
Uoon ii Alva Noto & Ryuichi Sakamoto Vrioon. Raster Music 2003 :00
Nagoya Marimbas Steve Reich Works: 1965-1995. Nonesuch 1997 :00
Welcome Aboard Dimitri From Paris Cruising Attitude. Japanese Import 2003 :00
Viúva Negra #1 Dead Combo Vol.1. Transformadores 2004 :00
Magic Mountain Blonde Redhead Misery is a Butterfly. 4AD/Beggars 2004 :00
Yes Is a Pleasant Country:, Susanne Abbuehl April. ECM 2002 :00
Capítulo I- Passagens Pela Cidade - Parte I Bernardo Sassetti Alice. Clean Feed/IODA 2005 :00
Capítulo II - Interlúdio: Ontem Bernardo Sassetti Alice. Clean Feed/IODA 2005 :00

Additional Credits

with:

Pablo Goikoetxea Perez
Russel Carr
Susete Almeida
Robert Reynard
Toni
Nivek Amichund

Related Website

http://sonopoesia.blogspot.com/