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You Its Eyes :: 1997

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You Its Eyes :: 1997
Video length: 16.23 minutes

Video loop for Martyn, curated by David Goldberg at Commercial Gallery and Atlantis, London 1997, touring Catalyst Arts, Belfast, Maygood Gallery, Newcastle and Galeria Dziekanka, Warsaw.

You Its Eyes was imagining itself into the fantasies, sensory perceptions and temporality of Romero’s character Martyn. The exhibition was titled after Romero's 1967 film of that name, in which a young man is trapped on a train transforming into a vampire, not understanding what is happening to him, out of control. We employed the bleeding textures, flickers and distortions of degraded analogue video to convey a fragmenting identity and impossible speed experiences.

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