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Erasure, Installation View - Goldsmiths University London, 2018.

‘Erasure’ is a HD video and forms part of the ‘Fugitive Layers’ work made in 2018. It was created by re-editing fragments of a found 16mm film that are then  polarised and put together with a bespoke soundscape designed by the artist. 

 

This work was exhibited at Roman Road Gallery, London in 2018 in a three person show with artists Anna Katai and Marianna Maurico. The exhibition was titled ‘Apophenia’ and was curated by Alix Janta-Polczynski.

 

It was produced with help from a Cork City Council Artist Bursary Award and Goldsmiths University London. 

 

The found film used to make the video component for this work was excavated from abandoned waste ground on a farm on the outskirts of Madrid. This work creates a synthesis between the materiality of the degraded film and the geology of the site in which it was found. It is an examination of entropy, mutability and decay - both in the context of human temporality and ecological degradation.

Erasure, 16mm found film digitally transferred to HD Video