If these walls could speak...Scenes from a Century in Downtown Guelph

Dawn Matheson

2001, 14:00 minutes, colour & B/W, silent


If these walls could an experimental video (originally projected on the store wall of a derelict 19th century building in downtown Guelph) incorporating archival footage dating back to 1917. Each scene in one in which the heritage building itself would have witnessed over the past century...if it had eyes. And this one does - from the ancient blue eye of a 98-year old great grandmother to the wide-eyed wonder of a baby.

**This tape also includes documentation of the installed piece projected on the side of the 19th century building in September, 2001, Guelph.

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