Since I’m between studio spaces, I needed to take this roll of 16mm outside to dry after it was hand processed at Mirrorlab with Sam Hoolihan (thanks Sam!). Kind of an idyllic scene at the beginning of September – but this winter I’ll have to figure something else out.
Not a normal Minnesota winter landscape – in 2012 I was invited to go to Florida as part of a residency at the MANCC – the Maggie Allesee National Center for Choreography – with choreographer Megan Mayer.
The second excerpt from a project wherein I shot one roll of 16mm film per week (approximately 3 minutes each) in 2012, developed the footage by hand in 2013, edited it with a splicer in 2014 down to about 23 minutes total, and finally transferred it to a digital format, to share over the course of this year.
From [John Cage] I learned that chance is one of the great editors. You shoot something one day, forget it, shoot something the next day and forget the details of that…. When you finally string it all together, you discover all sorts of connections. I thought at first that I should do more editing and not rely on chance. But…