Projects

image:I Number the Stars
 

I NUMBER THE STARS

installation with electronic sculpture and discs 2004

The first season of the original 1960s “Star Trek” series is broken down into a series of shots. Each shot is categorised by the artists according to a variety of keywords such as ‘events’, ‘objects’ and ‘emotions’. The clips associated with each keyword are assembled on a video CD. Each CD is labelled with a sentence beginning with the word ...

image:Traffic #1: Our Second Date
 

TRAFFIC #1: OUR SECOND DATE

Installation with video projection 2004

Each of these tabletop miniature kinetic sculptures involves two linked narratives. In Second Date, one harrative is a small-scale recreation of a scene from the film Week End by Jean Luc Godard. The other is a tableau portraying the artists themselves in the act of watching the film on a small- screen: a live video feed of the cinematic recreation ...

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TRAFFIC #2: AT HOME

Installation with video projection 2004

Each of these tabletop miniature kinetic sculptures involves two linked narratives. In At Home, the film reference is Sugarland Express by Steven Spielberg. The other is a tableau portraying the artists themselves in the act of watching the film at home on a small television- a live video feed of the cinematic recreation appears on their screen. In the gallery ...

image:Traffic #3: In the Cardiac Ward
 

TRAFFIC #3: IN THE CARDIAC WARD

Installation with video projection 2004

Each of these tabletop miniature kinetic sculptures involves two linked narratives. In this one a small-scale recreation of Lucas's American Grafitti is depicted. The other is a tableau portraying the artists themselves in the act of watching the film on a hospital video monitor- a live video feed of the cinematic recreation appears on this screen. In the gallery space, ...

image:Traffic #4: At the Bar
 

TRAFFIC #4: AT THE BAR

Installation with video projection 2004

Each of these tabletop miniature kinetic sculptures involves two linked narratives. In At the Bar, a small-scale recreation of Bonnie and Clyde is portrayed. The other is a tableau portraying the artists themselves in the act of watching the film on a small- screen at a bar: a live video feed of the cinematic recreation appears on their screen. In ...

image:Eternal Return
 

ETERNAL RETURN

Installation with table-mounted kinetic sculpture 2003

Eternal Return is based on the classic film The Gay Divorcee starring Ginger Rogers and Fred Astaire. Miniature dancing figures, captured from multiple angles, are filmed by live video cameras which cut from one shot to another, creating a video sequence evoking the original film. The soundtrack is an excerpt of the song The Continental. The project contains a platform ...

image:Learning from Las Vegas
 

LEARNING FROM LAS VEGAS

Installation with suitcase 2003

This work uses as its raw material footage from 21 different films in which the city of Las Vegas is used as a setting. Each individual shot is organised according to descriptive categories and taken as a lesson learnt from or about the city of Las Vegas and its inhabitants. For example, ‘learning from fountains’ includes all shots of exuberantly ...

image:Soft Rains #1: Beach Adventure
 

SOFT RAINS #1: BEACH ADVENTURE

Installation with video projection 2003

Soft Rains consists of multiple platforms. Each platform represents a familiar cinematic archetype or genre rendered in miniature (60s Arthouse, 70s horror etc). The miniature ‘heroine’ of the work, clad in a distinctive red dress, is pictured in each of the sets. The live feed from each video camera is connected to a computer-based video sequencer, which switches from one ...

image:Soft Rains #2: Cabaret
 

SOFT RAINS #2: CABARET

Installation with video projection 2003

Soft Rains consists of multiple platforms. Each platform represents a familiar cinematic archetype or genre rendered in miniature (60s Arthouse, 70s horror etc). The miniature ‘heroine’ of the work, clad in a distinctive red dress, is pictured in each of the sets. The live feed from each video camera is connected to a computer-based video sequencer, which switches from one ...

image:Soft Rains #3: Dinner Party
 

SOFT RAINS #3: DINNER PARTY

Installation with video projection 2003

Soft Rains consists of multiple platforms. Each platform represents a familiar cinematic archetype or genre rendered in miniature (60s Arthouse, 70s horror etc). The miniature ‘heroine’ of the work, clad in a distinctive red dress, is pictured in each of the sets. The live feed from each video camera is connected to a computer-based video sequencer, which switches from one ...

image:Soft Rains #4: The Loft
 

SOFT RAINS #4: THE LOFT

Installation with video projection 2003

Soft Rains consists of multiple platforms. Each platform represents a familiar cinematic archetype or genre rendered in miniature (60s Arthouse, 70s horror etc). The miniature ‘heroine’ of the work, clad in a distinctive red dress, is pictured in each of the sets. The live feed from each video camera is connected to a computer-based video sequencer, which switches from one ...

image:Soft Rains #5: The Spa
 

SOFT RAINS #5: THE SPA

Installation with video projection 2003

Soft Rains consists of multiple platforms. Each platform represents a familiar cinematic archetype or genre rendered in miniature (60s Arthouse, 70s horror etc). The miniature ‘heroine’ of the work, clad in a distinctive red dress, is pictured in each of the sets. The live feed from each video camera is connected to a computer-based video sequencer, which switches from one ...