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
The sun shone on the nothing new
2012
single channel HD video, colour, sound
88:00 min
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Through the recording of the daily and often overlooked event of sunrise and displaying it in real time, the viewer is challenged with a durational experience. As the camera, artist and viewer become observers, the plane itself becomes a measuring stick for the advancing light.

Installed at St. Carthage Hall (Lismore Castle Arts), Ireland.