In the video, I walk in a straight line at a steady pace down the centre of the Potemkin Steps in Odessa, Ukraine, made famous in Sergei Eisenstein's 1925 silent film Battleship Potemkin. The video presents a simple performative gesture as an approach to inhabiting a historically-charged site.
Descending Potemkin Steps [excerpts]
2010 - 2011
16:9, b&w, silent
1 min 28 sec excerpt of 4 min 35 sec