16mm film, United Kingdom, 2016
6 minutes Colour, 16:9, Stereo
Available formats: , 16mm, Film, HD Digital file, HD Video
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The film responds to Annabel Nicolson’s performative explorations of light and fire as well as the title of the exhibition. ‘The sun went in, the fire went out’ is a line of text taken from a notebook of the archaeologist and writer Jacquetta Hawkes, author of ‘A Land’ (1951), a poetic history of the British Isles through its geology. In the film two woman experiment with various arduous methods to ignite a fire. The film combines negative and positive film image and can be screened with live sound.