Gabriele Stellbaum (Germany) – Song of Myself, 2015, 1:54
“Song of Myself” focuses on the home coming of an American soldier. In slow motion it repeats the reunion of the family, while flash backs of the aftermath of his war mission interrupt the scene. The voice over is based on excerpts of Walt Whitman’s poetry “Song of Myself” that was originally written during the shock of the First World War.
was born in Berlin, Germany. She exhibited extensively in solo and group shows in Europe and the U.S. Her video work is in public and private collections in the US and abroad. Her video work has recently been reviewed at Artnet.com and Director’s Lounge. Stellbaum is director, producer, script writer and actor for her video works.