Living In The Air

Tess Payne

1983, 17:00 minutes, colour, English


Living In The Air is an autobiographical narrative describing absence. The fictional death of the artist results in the emergence of a video-self. The movement of the narrative creates a circle, beginning with the artist conversing in a memoiristic form, followed by a loosely structured series of acts describing physical and emotional states, and ending with the video-self speaking in poetic form. The video narrative is creating a portrait of a media self.

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