Road through a Wood (excerpt)


Description: Single or two channel digital video and sound projection. Digital formats. 10 minutes each channel
Exhibition mode: Cinema and gallery projection(s), monitor(s), (looped in exhibition)

Synopsis: Pictorial fragments filmed in Super 8mm film portray an uncertain coastal road trip. Diaristic postcard intertitles reveal travel adventures and carefree liaisons from a recent past when private messages were sent by public post.


First exhibited in conjunction with the two-person exhibition Gone Home: Gavin Hipkins and Peter Peryer, Centre of Contemporary Art, Christchurch, New Zealand, 14 Dec 2019 - 16 Feb 2020.

International premiere: 25FPS Festival: 16th International Experimental Film and Video Festival, Zagreb (Competition Programme), 2020.

With support from Elam School of Fine Arts, The University of Auckland.