Dick Whyte

UNTITLED (29/6/99) (1999)

9 min 24 secSingle channel / Digital Video / Colour / Sound

An electronic drone introduces the first shot of a colour field which enters the screen downward. The drone continues as blocks of abstract colour pulse in the full screen, the rapidity of the flicker gradually increasing and incorporating black.

A series of vertical lines and a shift in the drone signal a downward shift in intensity which is built up again, resolving to a pure tone. The curve of the vertical lines suggests the images have been generated and shot on the surface of a cathode ray televison set.

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