DIZZINESS — A Resource

Catherine Yass
Descent

In the film Descent, a camera was lowered through the morning mist to the ground from a crane over a massive construction site at London’s Canary Wharf. By presenting the image upside down, Catherine Yass examines perspectival distortions, disorientating slowness and the gradual pulling apart of time, space and a sense of reality. By doing this, the viewer’s sense of gravity is inverted.

Descent
2002, 16mm, colour, silent, 8′ 7″

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