This elemental is shot around Aleyska and Seward Highways, Girdwood, Whittier and Prince William Sound. From the air there is the trace of the elemental in Lake George Valley, Lake George Glacier, Colony Glacier, Whiteout Glacier and Surprise Glacier.
The film accompanies a paper 'Shooting the Elemental' for the North American Levinas Society Conference (May 13-15, 2012) at the University of Alaska, Anchorage.
The film is shot in color-the shades of grey, white and in-between are the colors I was seeing as an existent moving through existence. As Levinasians know the elemental can only be seen as a fleeting side, surface, edge always threatening to recede into the il y a.