Graham Gussin – Spill (2006) extract

Graham Gussin Spill 2006 14’55” ‘Spill’, essentially, uses a cinematic device or effect in order to deal with notions of threshold, suspense and appearance. It situates itself in the Romantic tradition of painting, in the way it uses fog to…

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Graham Gussin
Spill
2006
14’55”

‘Spill’, essentially, uses a cinematic device or effect in order to deal with notions of threshold, suspense and appearance.

It situates itself in the Romantic tradition of painting, in the way it uses fog to evoke a feeling of the uncanny and the sublime and also references Horror and Science Fiction films of the 1950’s and contemporary commercial music videos. Fog and mist were, and still are, used in Hollywood productions to designate a shift in aspect – a movement from the natural to the supernatural.

It is also a process piece, simply a material enveloping a space.

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