Friday, 7 January 2011
Video work from Iceland 2010.
The main feature from my "Quiet Voices" event at Tate Britain January 2010
"The Stones Speak", is one of a number of responses to 2 trips we made to Iceland. The legend has it that all of nature is organic and therefore is living. The Icelanders believe that everything has a voice. This video was shot on my last visit to Jokulsarlon, on the South Eastern cost - a lagoon that catches icebergs calving off the glacier to the north, these 'bergs float around this lagoon and eventually become small enough to drift into the sea. On the day I shot this, there was quite a wild current, causing the icebergs to move around, back and forth, almost as if the whole lagoon was breathing.
This video was made for the newly emerging band "For a Minor Reflection", who hail from Iceland. It was shot on my second trip to Iceland, and is made from both stills and HD video footage.