Jason Dee (UK)
.CologneOFF IV – Here We Are!
4th edittion of Cologne Online Film Festival – LAB program series
The central characters of this split-screen work are both caught up in the mechanics of media, as well as society and their own lives. Our perceptions and memories are now often filtered through recording devices. Yet still and moving images evoke very different connections to the past and present. Combining the two within a single frame highlights this hidden dichotomy within cinema.
Cinema relies on the illusion of visual motion for its linear narrative, yet underlying this mechanical sleight of hand are fixed documents of actors and scenes that defy the story-lines to which they’re attached. Literal interpretations start to break down when stillness and motion intersect.
This video participates in
CologneOFF IV – Here We Are!
4th edittion of Cologne Online Film Festival
LAB program series