Painted Video Stills

Night Song no 1

Oil paint on photographic paper -17.5cm x 10.5cm – 2020

This series of painted video stills was developed from my film “Under Darkness” which explores ideas behind the theme of Insomnia.  Stills were captured from the moving images in the film and printed on to photographic paper. Using monochrome oil paint I worked over the surface of the photo aiming to capture the sense of fluidity and translucent layering echoed throughout the film. A selection of these painted stills became part of a wall based video installation called “Night Song