Janet Galore’s video box for Elvistravaganza
Title: “From his lips…”
Janet Galore, 2012
Mixed media and video animation
11.25” x 5.5” x 2”
With thanks to Stan Hain
Elvis’s lips are captured in a modest box, undulating endlessly, breaking into an occasional iconic smile. He is condensed to a primary element of his persona. In isolation the lips are still uniquely his, revealing their fleshy and alien character.