1/4 Moon

David Askevold

1986, 08:40 minutes, colour, English


1/4 Moon is an impromptu tape shot with a Sony 8 AF camera while it rained in a barn yard at Clam Harbor, N.S. A local musician, Allan Pavio played an improvised piece on a violin with a black dog, a white horse, a sheep and chickens present. Most edits are in-camera and some sound looping during post-production was used.

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Critical Writing

David Askevold: The California Years
by Mike Kelley. David Askevold: Cultural Geographies, 1998. Charlottetown: Confederation Centre Art Gallery & Museum, 1998.
Biographical sketch & video notes
by Cliff Eyland and David Askevold. David Askevold: cultural geographies and selected works, Oct. 1998, v. 45, no. 2. Charlottetown, P.E.I.: Confederation Centre Art Gallery and Museum, 1998.
The 1986 New Work Show
by Geoffery Shea. Cinema Canada, Nov. 1986.