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Another pattern is apparent (and all narratives are fiction)



2011 / video installation / acrylic, text, video / part of the On the Sidereal project


Another pattern is apparent (and all narratives are fiction) is a video installation working with the fractal nature of text and distortion. In the installation, a wavering body of text was projected onto a sheet of acrylic bent in a zigzag shape. The sheet of acrylic had a vinyl pattern stuck behind it which was obstructing the passage of projection selectively. This led to this ambient interplay of light, shadow and text with varying degrees and opacities of text in the room.

The installation was responding to an idea about the “multiplicities of the self” that had been spoken about in the residency. It spoke of the self as an entity that was known and perceived only in fragments that were thrown together in a complex way by experience.

Our experience of time is fractured. Like a piece of broken glass reflecting light in an infinite loop, hypertexts are created in each living moment.

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