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David Carlson and Betsy Stewart, digital video projection
“Water Weaving”, 2:30 minutes running time, 2012



The weaving aspect is created in the tension between the linear composition and the movement between the various shots of water. The two floating figures introduce the human interaction being supported by the water. Then the dream sequence, ‘the play or mental state’ begins thus adding a new relationship between the figures and the water. Finally the reflection of the sun, cooking the water, changes the perception and reality that invokes cause and effect. In the video everything has its effect on water and water has its instantaneous effect on everything.

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4 stills from Water Weaving







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