HD Film, Parachute
2017 - Ongoing
Taken during the Deep Time: Here and Now group residency at Timespan Museum and Arts Centre where a new body of research was inititated; reading into the ancestrality element of Speculative Realism and it’s implications for a deep future and the current hyper-visibility of climate change and neoliberal politics:
The image of the parachutist, hurtling out of control towards the earth, also tracks the velocity of the Anthropocene, its vectors, the speeding up of all things induced by technological capitalism.
Rob Coley on Tom McCarthy’s novel Satin Island - Vector portraits, or, photography for the Anthropocene, 2015
This work has also been presented at The ØY Festival Papa Westray Orkney in 2017