First minute of four.
Part of Nearly Present, showing at Corkin Gallery March 24 - April 24, 2012.
Nearly Present imagines the otherworldly beauty of the ethereal. In this new body of work, I experiment with particle systems; using this commercial software to create unusual and evocative animations. The work also touches on my earlier interests in the relationship between photography and the invisible: ghosts, time, things that photography shouldn't be allowed to capture but does.
In this work, 'nearly present' is the disembodied space of the digital and the virtual that exists unseen around us. Forgoing the ironic humour intrinsic to previous bodies of work, I have created ethereal videos that have no need for language. This work hovers just outside of the known world, like ghosts caught in the machine.
Made in After Effects with Trapcode Particular.