The filmmaker searches for traces of the Thames’ distant past by processing 16mm film on the foreshore using water collected from the river. Images of water patterns and foreshore detritus appear alongside close-ups of pre-historic objects discovered nearby. Watermarks and particles of ancient silt cling to the resultant film’s surface, their abstract formations a portal to the river’s unseen forces.
9th—18th January 2015
Sun 11 Jan 2015
ICA CINEMA 1
We celebrate all things filmic and older formats in this programme of experimental work. Films that draw on the retro look of super-8 and 16mm screen alongside re-appropriated images