Breaking Up Is Hard to Do (video, 4:3, 11 min, UK, 2011)
Imaging loss with emotional resonance, angled from 20th c. transient spaces: shock, anxiety, melodrama as a manageable site of trauma, spectacle, Modernism, Russian Constructivism, building from fracture.
"...as physically and psychically shocking...directly connected to perceptual dislocation and loss of sensory control." 
These are arrested, static, moving canvases, temporally flowing yet edited abruptly, like the disturbance of a replayed physical, emotional accident. Each environment is a broken facet of the experience, until the last image gathers a whole, retrieves a narrative.
 Weinbaum, Alys Eve 'Ways of Not Seeing, (En)gendered Optics in Benjamin, Baudelaire, and Freud', (2003)
Love Comes In At the Eye (35mm/ cell phone, 3.5 min, UK, 2012)
A re-edit of Cronenberg's 'Videodrome', with new sound
Wild West (16mm, 1:1.85, 25 min, USA, 2005)
- Awarded Eastman Kodak Hollywood film grant
Wild West is the story of the US's Great Basin desert, through the eyes of the land, with voice-over from interviews with the late Corbin Harney, then aged 86, Spiritual Leader of the Western Shoshone people, water doctor & anti-nuclear activist; with Rod Rondeaux & Gil Birmingham.
|Panamint Mountains dry lake bed, California|
|actress Lusheia Lenaburg|
Kodachrome 71 (HDV, 24 min, Cyprus, 2011)
Kodachrome, a Super 8mm reversal stock, was in use from 1965 - 2011. By 1971, by my birth year, it was mostly used for home movies, to record brightly coloured 20th century memory moments. Kodachrome alludes to the word chromosome, (from the Greek: chroma, colour and soma, body), which become strongly stained with particular dyes. The film explores aspects of love and concepts of generational continuity; filmed at Aphrodite's birthplace.
We're Not In Minnesota Any More (video, 4:3, 20 min, UK, 2012)
A circular story in four differently-genred acts, connecting times and sites in ordinary and non-ordinary reality, around death.
Tatyana & Vera in 'Underground Forest' aka 'A Woodcutter's Tale'(35mm photocine, 3.5 min, USA, 2010)
Homecoming (HDV, 7 min, Morocco/ UK, 2010)
3-screen video exploring separation and integration of self. Landscape evokes the psychological states of the characters or mind: being and seeking. Inspiration in part, was from The Awakening Conscience (1853) by William Holman Hunt, reflecting change through action in mid-motion between two points.
MaKing (16mm, 3 min, UK, 1997)
The process of change through dismemberment, forgetting and re-membering; also the artistic process itself