Ambient Video Works
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Cycle is the latest Ambient Video work. It is the first of the works to be shot fully in high-definition video (720p) using the Panasonic Varicam.
Cycle is a visual poem - a meditation on the nature of landscape, time, season, and change. It was shot in the Canadian Rocky Mountains, and reflects the dynamic relationships between mountains, water and sky. The pacing is leisurely, allowing the viewer to sink into the gradual yet relentless change that drives the work and the region it represents. This piece is aesthetically situated in a shared intermedia zone, drawing equally on the traditions of cinema, video, painting and photography. As such, it repudiates standard cinematic conventions. The work abandons the cut and embraces transition and metamorphosis. Filmic time and space are treated as plastic - deconstructed, fragmented, and then recombined within an inexorable flow of image, motion, and constant transformation.