combines the structure of language with the healing principles of various medicaments. Like pills, language is something to be consumed by the body, and in turn it does not only affect our conceptions of things, but it also comes to designate our very corporal movability in the world. Consequently, words are not only something we consume, they are refractory entities that in turn define and consume us. Wordpharmacy can be seen as a poetical gesture endeavouring to let words work their magic from within the body itself.
The Wordpharmacy is written and produced by the danish poet Morten Søndergaard.
The Wordpharmacy is translated into English by Barbara Haveland and designed by Christian Ramsø and is now available in six languages.
According to the Vimeo description,
Morten Søndergaard was interviewed by Christian Lund at Hardy Tree Gallery in London in April 2014. Thanks to Steven Fowlers and Cameron Maxwell.
Camera: Matthias Pilz
Edited by: Miriam Nielsen
Produced by: Christian Lund