Su Rynard

1986, 05:30 minutes, colour, English


"In Absence, Rynard conjures up a momentary sensation; in the stillness after the party, time seems to slow down and a crystal clarity descends over the scene. In the moment of disorientation you can't be sure if you feel a loss or a gain. Absence takes on a presence of its own." - John Greyson

Absence is a subtle and fragmented narrative about desire and expectation leaving the viewer to search for explanations, completion, and closure." -Su Rynard

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