My Still Life

Tess Payne

2019, 10:00 minutes, colour, English


"My Still Life" is a visual and poetic reflection on aging, urban infrastructure and erasure. Heading into retirement - or "colour of nothingness" - Tess Payne playfully confronts life in Toronto's inner city as a renter and a single woman.

Presented as an ever changing tableau, her day-to-day activities are framed within the relentless transformation - into "real estate" - of what she tenuously refers to as home.

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