This film is the result of a series of connections created as part of my ongoing digital archive. The archive builds on seemingly random connections between objects, text, imagery and places.
'The emperor of the moon' is the final sentence from Norman Mailer's book 'The Fight' (1975) It is also the name of a cruise ship that is listed as an entry in the ever expanding digital archive. This particular archive entry (the film) was created as a method of linking 'Norman Mailer' to the following entry 'ships'.
Through using search engines a list was compiled of Norman Mailers best selling books:
Using these titles in this order, a narrative was created.