Wind Vane

1972
Country: UK
Duration: 8 mins
Colour: Colour
Available Format/s: 16mm / BluRay / HD Digital file
Themes: 
  • Landscape
  • Multi-screen and expanded
  • Nature

‘The spatial exigencies of twin-screen projection become of primary importance in this film because the adjacency of the screen images is related to the adjacency of the filming technique: two cameras were placed about 50ft apart on tripods which included wind vane attachments, so that the wind direction and speed determined the direction and speed of the pans of the two freely panning cameras. The landscape images are more or less coincident, and the attempt by the spectator to visually conjoin the two spaces (already conjoined on the screen) sets up the primary tension of the film.’ – Deke Dusinberre

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More works by Chris Welsby

UK
, 1972
8 Minutes

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