Michael John Whelan
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The Good Soil
Frontier
Divergence of Character
Means of Knowing
Now the shadows I measure
From the Mountain
An echo and a shadow
Mercer
Baribal
The sun shone on the
nothing new

Reprieve
A Perfect Circle
Caisson
Assembly
Kindred
Clearing
Since
The Memoirs of a Madman
The Collector of Skies
And penance is the play
Cathedral
Assembly
2009
single channel video, colour, silent
15:30 min



This work presents a frozen lake where anonymous figures walk and glide across the ice. With the camera facing the sun, the work allows the flare from the sunlight to advance in the frame, becoming a visual presence in itself. The figures are at once integrated and removed from the surrounding landscape.

Installed at KunstFestSpiele Herrenhausen, Hannover.