Carlton consists of a series of sweeping angled shots of Ettore Sottass's iconic Memphis designed, 'carlton' cabinet from 1981. The close, visual survey of the piece of furniture is accompanied by the voice of a female narrator who informs and guides the viewer through the history of Memphis design, posing philosophical questions that explore the ambiguity of post-modernism and the future of culture today.
Moving from one hotel in Bethlehem to another in East Jerusalem, the filmmaker encounters a series of problems involving a ceiling, a video camera and the Israeli occupation of Palestine.
The empty spaces of an ambiguous building open-up to reveal a group of aspiring musicians as they play together, alone.
An oblique vision of the origins of the universe.
|director:||Ruth Jarman, Joe Gerhardt|
|screenplay:||Ruth Jarman, Joe Gerhardt|
The secret life of invisible interplanetary magnetic fields, revealed as chaotic ever-changing geometries in man's visible environment. All action takes place around the NASA space sciences laboratories, set to recordings of space scientists excitedly describing their visualisation techniques.
Shot in Beijing in 2006, it is inspired by a city in the throws of a construction boom where developers' hoardings intrude on every street.
Short video pairing/collaging footage of Christopher Logue reading his poem O Come All Ye Faithful with an additional soundtrack.
Being at the same place at different times at once can grant a brisk distance from the emotional agitation in a certain toil of life. Space provides the stage where extremes reign at times.
Surreal meditation on man's hopeless relationship with his own consciousness.
A contemporary architect's office. We eavesdrop on an artist and architect as they work late on the design of a sculpture for a new high-rise development.
Narrated by Aurelien Froment.