StoneMap (2004) 16 mins duration.
A continuous, slow and fast motion, wide-angle camera exploration of the Garwood and Taylor Dry Valleys, Antarctica.
The camera zooms in and around wind-sculpted ventifacts and boulders, as if living objects.

Preview, 3-in-1-screen version only, of a three screen, non-synchronous, looped digital-video / audio installation.

Gallery exhibition mode :
three x LCD screens. Two video screens situated on opposite or adjacent walls of a viewing space. The 3rd screen – StoneGrind – is displayed on a smaller size LCD (approx 300mm wide) at floor level; screen surface horizontal.
mixed source stereo/audio.
(Optional partner work – Rock-records graphics).
A stand-alone or ensemble work (Polar Projects).

Media details
Filmed: Sony PD150. SV 4:3 ratio.
stereo recorded with Sennheisser shotgun mic.

Digital-video by Phil Dadson.
One in an ensemble of 8 works (Polar Projects).
Filmed in Antarctica, 2003.

Produced with the support of Antarctica NZ and CNZ Arts Council of New Zealand

Screenings to date.
Various showings throughout NZ as part of Polar Projects
Sur Polar, Buenos Aires, 2006,
Walters Prize nomination 2006.
Art from Antarctica, Brazil, Germany 2009.

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