Humans develop systems and structures to feel in control of nature’s constant flux. We create symbols and timeless myths to embellish the mundane and to cope with our mortality. “A Tear in the Fabric” depicts how we see and interpret natural anomalies as miracles, omens, and answers. Through the camera’s angle of vision and sound manipulation, a portion of the ordinary is hidden amidst a background that alludes to the extraordinary. The subject appears alien to this world, but like a philosophy of most video and film, is a lie that reveals greater truths about what we see and what we want to believe.