Phil Dadson

Chthonian Pulse (2004)

23 min 41 sec3 channel installation / Digital Video / Colour / Sound

"Chthonian Pulse represents nature in a mesmerising and alien world-upside-down mode; an inverted canoe prow filmed in a turbulent sea-cave, flanked by slow and rapid-motion 360 WUD pans across the sculpted landscape filmed in the Garwood Dry vallery, Antarctica (2003). Short abrupt bursts of sound and image are intercut from the alien icescapes of McMurdo Sound, shot from the air."

—Artist's statement

Selected exhibitions

  • Art from Antarctica, Brazil, Germany (2009)

  • Sur Polar, Buenos Aires (2006)

  • Tapping the Pulse, Philip Dadson works 1971-2004, New Zealand Film Archive, Wellington (2005)

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