REVENGE (2019) 5 mins, sound
A synthesized VO reads a 1912 description of the Stuart Blackton 1909 motion picture, Princess Nicotine in among ambient sound fragments from Phone Call From a Stranger (1952).
PARTS & LABOUR (2020) 23mins sound
Scenes from a found roll of martial arts movie footage is unspooled past a video camera on a light table, stopping and starting to pick out parts of the narrative. The archly formal play of fights, betrayal, dishonour and ruined friendships is accompanied by ambient sounds of a city going about its routine business outside.
UNTITLED (TIME) 2019 16mins sound
Found 35mm movie film bits are pulled over a light box under the fixed gaze of video capture. Through veils of apparent motion, the movements of characters can be discerned and their motivations artfully speculated upon.
RADIANCE (2017) 8mins sound
Our eyes are armed, but we are strangers to the stars (2016) 11mins sound
A composition of scenes and sounds in a montage reflecting poetic and musical forms. The camera, a toy, records only in black and white and fairly crudely at that. Its plastic lens softens and distorts pictorial detail, creating room for the mind’s eye to roam and query, or not, the nature of image, meaning and attachment.