Papillons de Nuit—Butterflies of the Night—are night visitors photographed every evening on the artists lighted window. Attracted to the light, the moth has entered mythology and inspired poetry as a symbol of devotion and sacrifice in many cultures. Paradoxically, our common wisdom dismisses the moth as unpleasant, and it is often extinguished with the glancing blow of the hand.
Using macro photography and video, with the simplicity of early films, Diana presents the exquisite detail and beauty of the common moth—every one an individual in its intricacy and diversity.
The sound by Tareth was activated from a standing stone in the Avebury Stone Circle, Wiltshire, England.