Fear of spiders: Spiders

Jean Piche and Tom Sherman

1990, 08:50 minutes, colour


Fear of spiders: Spiders is a static visual examination of a large garden spider framed by the dark of night. The spider stands alert in its hunting position at the centre of its web. Piche has created a suspended psychological narrative structure through a synthesized "saxophone" improvisation.

Planes, Spiders and Motion Pictures At English Bay comprise a three part "video-music" work by Ottawa-based artist Tom Sherman, and Jean Piche, a composer from Montreal. Sherman and Piche have committed themselves to an ongoing series of collaborative works in the video-music form.

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