Stanza (standing place) digitized 16mm b&w and C, si, 5mins
Parts & Labour
Parts & Labour (2020) 35mm/video hybrid, sound, 23 mins
“You were so cruel. See you tomorrow”
Scenes from a found roll of martial arts movie footage spooled past a digital camera on a light table, stopping and starting to pick out parts of the narrative. The formal play of fights, betrayal, dishonour and ruined friendships is accompanied by routine sounds of a city going about its business outside.
(2018) 35mm/video hybrid, sound, 16.5 mins
found 35mm movie film are pulled over a light box under the fixed gaze of video capture. Movements of characters can be discerned through veils of apparent motion and their motivations artfully speculated upon.
An oblique tribute to Pere Portabella’s Vampir-Cuadecuc, narrative and plot in Untitled (time) are progressively subsumed in a switching and swaying abstraction to percussion rhythms crashed out on cymbals.
Untitled (earth) (2014)
35mm/Video hybrid HDV sound 10 mins
A duet of film and video. The film image is unraveled and reassembled, filtered through video capture electronics. Hazy and melting slowly in a soft pink abstracts, but still recognizable, figures in landscapes emerge and pass through like ghosts.