MUTE LAND: SILENCE, STILLNESS AND STASIS. Silent HD video, 5'28", 2016/17

As the barren landscape changes imperceptibly, the nocturnal moment of a still image stretches into motionless duration. Stillness becomes the event, but despite the seeming lack of motion, the viewer is never allowed to arrest the ongoing transition. One becomes aware of change only after it has occurred.

MUTE LAND: SILENCE, STILLNESS AND STASIS. Silent HD video, 5'28", 2016/17

As the barren landscape changes imperceptibly, the nocturnal moment of a still image stretches into motionless duration. Stillness becomes the event, but despite the seeming lack of motion, the viewer is never allowed to arrest the ongoing transition. One becomes aware of change only after it has occurred.


Hippolyte Studio
Helsinki, Finland
2017
Photo: Neo Aarnikotka


Still images from the video

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