James Charlton

nCompass (2013)

6 min 25 secSingle channel / Digital Video / Colour / Sound

"A 2.6m pole operating as a digital compass is balanced on the artist's head. The compass is set to the bearing of a section of the Berlin wall along Bernauer Strabe. If the pole deviates from the bearing the lights at the end of the pole switch off. The work explores the relationship between the body and the physical structure of the pole that is sits self a materialisation of the compass co-ordinate."

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