Ben Holmes

Lines (2010)

5 min 4 secSingle channel / Digital Video / Colour / Sound

From a moving car we see lines on a nighttime roadway, singage and other cars. On the voiceover an unnamed protagonist describes a ride with their sister and another person, who asks them to take over the driving and instructs them to follow the lines on the road.

Part of a series of instructional videos made between 2005-2010 that were sent out with different accessories as part of a mail-based participation game. Their premise was to show participants how to perform different tasks and how to take part in a covert communication system through the use of various collusive actions, markings and signals. Initially they also incorporated a points and prizes system.

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