HD video, 2’47, 2014
Go somewhere, anywhere and simply: observe.
I recorded children playing in a playground. A wide shot of a residential exterior. The shot, and consequently how I manipulated it’s textures and selected which moments to highlight in the edit, serves as a demonstration of two universal truths that have become paramount in my understanding of images:
Thus an image of a children’s playground can be a symbol of the uninhibited life-experience only children have access to, or it can become a symbol of the violence inherent in human nature. All depending on the intentions of the filmmaker/artist.