Barbara Sternberg

2005, 30:00 minutes, colour, English


This video arose from considerations of darkness; from looking at, for instance, Whistler's "Nocturne" paintings and being attracted to Wanda Koop's "Paintings for Dimly Lit Rooms"; from wanting to see how video (compared with film) handled dark; and finally from the contradiction of darkness as both friend and foe, end and source.

The video's separate segments, shot in various locations, ordered episodically, draw us along to a space within.

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