LAWRENCE JORDAN • 7m 28s
In a time and place where the gracious mother Sophia, Goddess of Wisdom, weaves her tapestry from illustrations of William Blake and Arthur Rackham with assorted ephemera of men, animals and the flora of the world; where balloons sail to the moon goddess and the ancient world protrudes; where the Luna moth meets its namesake and the little sailor boy nods to the dead: the picture in motion hovers above the meditative music of John Davis.
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