Primary Phases
(2006/2012 two channel video installation)

A looping series of red, green and blue 'wipes' traverse the projected image in vertical and horizontal directions. The loop that each projector shows is a different duration, causing their synchronisation to phase. While the work employs a very formal approach to screen space, resembling the aesthetics of early abstract film, the patterns of the piece directly influence what's outside the frame: the space between and surrounding the colours is made a part of the work; and the reflected light simultaneously affects the look of the entire space. The documentation above is from the exhibition 'Colour Fields' in the Lethaby Gallery, Central St.Martins (2006). Below is documentation of a version of Primary Phases for the Correspondences exhibiton, curated by Nicky Hamlyn, at the Art Gallery of Windsor (Ontario, Canada) in conjunction with the Media City Experimental Film Festival in 2012. In this version each colour had an associated audio sine wave.