The cephalophore is a mythical figure of a saint or a demon, which holds it severed head in his arms. It is a bridge between incompatibilities, between life and death, between truth and fantasy, between the personal and the common, between transient and the eternal.
“In Radostin Sedevchev’s new project “Present Absence” the viewer is made to witness a kind of permanent yet rarely observed events truly meriting the definition – “the circle of life”.
Orchidea is nineteen, she lives in Sofia and is in love with Nasko, but at the same time she loves also Traycho and naturally the love towards them is not distributed evenly. The project investigatesinto this love triangle and its manifestations written down in the diary of the girl written in 1971.
One of the main human goals consists in the act of “telling your story”. Even if it not the best story to tell, we insist that it’s heard, we have the need to write it down and sometimes even to publish it.
Josef Lorenz was born in 1846 in Badkönigswart, Austro-Hungary. Не died on 02.11.1918 in Michelsberg bei Plan, First Czechoslovak Republic. Despite the fact that he was dead, Lorenz was baptized and proclaimed Arian in 1934 right after the Nazi regime came to power in neighboring Germany.