James Oram

Midnight Arrives (2012)

43 secSingle channel / Digital Video / Colour / Sound

"I removed the background environment and figures from a found video of a midnight product release at a department store. The resulting isolated hands in motion emphasise the grabbing, desperate battle for ownership in a situation of limited supply."

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