This experimental music video for CC is also a test piece for a final video installation for The Remote Viewer.
The film features archive photographs of Quarry Hill in Leeds, and is the latest output in my research project into rephotography and hauntology. The fieldwork for my PhD is now complete- the result has been a large corpus of impossible rephotographs, all depicting urban landscapes which no longer exist. My problem now is how to present these images in ways which communicate this thwarted rephotographic process, investigate the haunting/affecting qualities of the photographic artefacts themselves and continue to pose those crucial temporal and ontological questions of the medium. Here I try to evoke the experience of searching for these lost spaces, the absence of them - the images drift on top of each other, unresolved, unreconciled - though the photographs have been returned to where they came from, they can find no foothold, they are forever in limbo...