An Elegy for the Dead Poet (or "If You Behead Me, None Shall Protest"), is a tribute to the great Armenian artist Sergei Parajanov whose poetic vision on time and loss has shaped Soviet art. In An Elegy for the Dead Poet, the film stills screen printed on the mirror look back at the viewer and acknowledge the space outside. The piece argues that one’s image is not one’s self, and the mirror is merely a window in between the two worlds of the actual and the representation.
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