Karl Nussbaum, 2013, 11 min
Opening Night Program starts: 7:30pm
We often bring flowers to our loved ones in the hospital. And then, in the dark, these flowers become the silent witnesses to the changes the patient makes in their transition from life to death. ‘Night Blooming Flower’ is a meditation on death, memory, acceptance and the passage into the world of the dead, specifically the moment of leaving. The film is also conceived of as an installation, projected onto a Vietnam era parachute that gently sways as if breathing.