We’ve watched this small, beautiful gem from Francis Alys several times during the past week, amazed by how such a seemingly simple little video can have such power.

Alys created the animation from pencil drawings he made over several years. His quiet voice repeats “What’s done can’t be undone…”: a plain song that becomes a meditation… and then a poem.

Related posts:

Francis Alys’ Magnetic Shoes, “Walking Is A Kind Of Resistance”

When Making Something Leads To Nothing… (It Seems)

Learning To See Through Their Brushstrokes And Their Paint (Francis Alÿs, Matisse)

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