Daegan Wells

Traces (2018)

2 minSingle channel / Digital Video / Colour / Silent

Traces reflects on the coastal road between Colac Bay and Riverton, in Southland, where Wells used to travel with his grandmother when he was young.

Images of gentle waves wash in and out on the shore, belying the strength of the sea that has washed most of the Colac Bay road away and is now threatening a nearby dump site that is filled with toxic waste.

Wells considers this significant local issue through the familial lens of his childhood memories.

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