Converging Paths (Huellas Convergente)
1994, 17:40 minutes, colour, English
Huellas Convergente/Converging Paths is a reflective video essay which explores the incursion and impact of modern technology on the traditional culture and economy of rural southern Chile. The narrative style of the tape is that of the personal essay based upon the artist's travels, observations and experiences in the remote provinces of Aysen and Tierra Del Fuego, the southernmost reaches of the South American continent. Along the routes of traceable commerce - the road, modes of transportation and the invisible paths of technology - television, satellite communications - the twentieth century has penetrated and altered the lives and futures of the campesinos who dwell in an extreme landscape guarded by the forces of nature. The tape documents these alterations with a textual juxtaposition of images and sound which allow the viewer, in the company of the artist, to observe an inaccessible landscape marked by modern technology.
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