Samuel Ostermann

A Dead Sleep (2005)

1 min 44 secSingle channel / Digital Video / Colour / Sound

"The protagonist with POV wakes to find a make-believe dwelling. Stuck on the outside of the house they find their interest taken with a baby's high chair inexplicably placed by the back doorway. Travelling to the child's object, the unnamed protagonist's vision (now seemingly our own) is struck on the nature of a found scene and it's nature as a scene from the past."

Artist's statement

Ngā ataata nā Samuel OstermannOther works by Samuel Ostermann

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