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Using found rotten fruit, four shorts; Apple Pile Grow, Accumulation, Midsommer Schism and Tray Play are compiled to form one whole. Each focuses on the nature-tech interface and hints at cultural identity in the context of urgent ecological breakdown.
Apple Pile Grow confronts viewer with the unpleasant amass of human detritus.
Accumulation; a contemporary still life that deconstructs the natural decomposition process by crossing photography with real time footage.
Midsommer Schism reveals a modern day pilgrimage from the urban jungle.
Tray Play critiques homogenising powers that exclude, marginalise and classify.
Different fruit groups represent hybrid classes and identities; a chess/Stratego line of attack that questions whether superstructure will ultimately prevail and if order will be restored.