Sam Hamilton

Performance Piece for 16mm film roll, the Ground and One Year of Time (2009)

7 secSingle channel / Silent / transferred to Digital Video / Colour / Silent

"Unspooled in pitch black conditions and then buried, this film was left for one year exactly to be exposed by whatever light could reach it from one foot underground before being dug up in the night and processed in the lab."

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