Water Illumination is an audiovisual project that presents documentary video of water surface, filmed in bright sunlight. The video is explored with algorithmic methods, which create sound waves and change the representation of video. This research, breaking in the documentary, shapes the new perception of observed substance.
Presence of the technology allows to learn something new, and at the same time changes observed phenomena of the reality and environmental factors. Comparing what is happening with the preceding information of personal experience, one can note the permanency in phenomenon essence perception. The documentary video, showing water droplets and the shining sunlight refracted in them, continues to exist despite the digital transformation.
The continuity of the observer's connection with reality allows us to feel the dynamics of changes in environment, where the use of resources and technologies changes the foundations of the life cycle.
Presented in abstract form, the image of water appeals to unconscious and sensory experience, it is reflected in the deep understanding of reality.
Video, realtime computer graphics and sound.
Presented at ECHO exhibition at Proun Moscow 2018