Sophie Reinhold @ Sophie Tappeiner

Are you prepared to do wonderful things in this world?
Choose love and don’t ever let fear turn against your playful heart.

I haven’t always been a rabbit.

I was waiting for a sign.
And it came:
30 dolphins upon the horizon in Malibu
But if I could be a bunny-rabbit,
Couldn’t I become anything else?
What if I opened myself
To the entire universe?

My soul is not contained within the limits of my body;
My body is contained within the limitlessness of my soul.

I am heaven. I’m no bunny, I’m a rabbit.
I’ve never been to a Swinger-Club.
Yet I’ve been inside an overfilled sauna.
Naked bodies squeeze by each other,
Those unwanted touches were difficult at first.
I’ve also been to the Tbilisi baths;
By the pools, a bed made of smooth, polished granite.
A smoking masseur.
I become his medium.

Hey honey-bunny,
Please remove your clothes!

His movements form the naked fur –
My body is a complex affair.
To overcome, for one moment, the disunion with the world, to lose all fear, to be free from oneself –
This, actually, is one of the bunny’s great dreams.
I have had enough of me and would like to lose myself.
But bunny only knows one technique for rapture: Sex.

And when you step through that door today,
You have two possibilities:
Love or Fear.

Text Lukas Quietzsch, Hannes Schmidt, Philipp Simon

Sophie Reinhold
What if Everything Was the Same? Exchange of Vacuums
01.12.2017 – 13.01.2018
bei Sophie Tappeiner (Wien)

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