Gold 2018 Fine Art / Moving Images

A Short Episode

In the space of a few minutes the video examines distinct lighting conditions to which a person is exposed during everyday life. The face of the person plays the role of a screen on which lighting from various sources, natural or artificial, is projected so that the viewer may recognize the actual activities using only information deduced from changes in lighting. Is this possible? Can lighting activate or even be a substitute for narration? What is the contribution of memory and prior knowledge in the interpretation of visual stimuli? This project is inspired by the Philosophy of Absurd