This work documents the total solar eclipse in Bihar India in July 2009, an attempt at finding a metaphor for losing sight. The event of the eclipse’s totality provides the largest shadow available on earth; an ‘unnatural’ darkness but after the event the emerging sunlight provides for a perception of an almost blinding brightness. Darkness and whiteness are expressions that are often used to describe blindness. The video used a constant exposure to demonstrate the differences in light levels and utilised ambient sound from the site and a nearby temple.
Running time: 14 mins.