New Age (excerpt)


Description: Single channel digital video and sound projection. Digital formats. 10 minutes
Exhibition Mode: Cinema and gallery projection (looped without credits in gallery exhibition)

Synopsis: Calling on passages from an English spiritualist manual from the 1870s, Hipkins explores the ritual landscape of Avebury’s stone circles. Imagining a solstice celebration with his friends, spiritualism and spirit photography are revisited in the twenty-first century. New Age was selected to premiere at the 62nd International Short Film Festival Oberhausen (International Competition)


Artist: Gavin Hipkins
Sound: Ben Sinclair