Gavin Hipkins

The Deep (2022)

1 min 09 sec (excerpt) of 10 min 36 secDigital Video / Colour / Black & White / Sound

A hypnotic travelogue of memory images from yesteryear’s editorial photography guides a sleepwalker’s meanderings through our fragile epoch. The nineteenth century’s therapeutic system of mesmerism is applied to that ambivalently destructive dreamscape called late capitalism.

Gavin Hipkins

The Deep premiered at Internationale Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen in 2022, and screened at CROSSROADS 2022 San Francisco Cinematheque, among other festivals.

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