I was commissioned by Brass Art to create a couple of films of their installation “that-which-is-not” at Bury Sculpture Centre. I wanted to make the most of what video, rather than still imagery, can do to capture those features essential to the sculptures: physicality, space, change, movement, colour, light, shadows and reflections but, also, the atmosphere, the sound of the gallery. So, whilst I used the camera to record visual imagery which I use relatively straightforwardly, I also used it to record the sounds of the gallery and then manipulated these to create a complementary soundscape.
The first video, a short trailer or teaser for the exhibition, needed a different, more urgent pace and, so, I added a metronome style sound to the underlying soundscape:
The second video, designed to explore the exhibition in a more detail, needed a different atmosphere: