The Gap of Two Birds : more information

art page, Circa 50, 1990

The Gap of Two Birds originally shot on super 8 and then transferred to VHS stands as a single screen work was originally screened as part of an installation and performance at The Showroom, London. The installation consisted of the video looped and screened on a monitor, four glass panels inscribed with the words NORTH and SOUTH from which rubbings in charcoal were made on to sheets of white paper. These were then offered to members of the audience who were invited to discuss the reasons for their selection. This audience intervention also formed part of the performance element of the work (5 hours).The Gap of Two Birds also exists as a double page image/text work produced for CIRCA 50.