Blake Williams

2011, 10:00 minutes, colour

TAPECODE 1012.06

A mini-essay on motion, image-tracking, and mapping in an explicitly digital form. It moves through various modes of software aesthetics, while scraping along images of sublime landscapes and flying vehicles (airplaces, space ships, UFOs). In the second half, layers of animated fireflies – whose movements are appropriated from movement tracked in earlier clips – interact with warping exterior and interior spaces. Set to a score of air traffic control radios, the accumulating layers of acquired footage ease into an ambivalent

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