Michael John Whelan
Video/Film
Photography
Objects/Actions
Paper/Sound
Exhibition Views
Text/Bio
Contact
News
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
Clearing
2007
single channel video, colour, silent
11:00 min
(1/2) Next




The vacuum of black darkness is repeatedly interrupted by the presence of a farmers tractor fitted with spotlights. The constant action repeats, criss crossing the frame until the end where the lights are then turned onto the viewer, breaking the pattern of absence/presence.