Cloud Catcher

a video installation



Four monitors are placed at points corresponding to the points of a tetrahedron. Through this Euclidean form passes a sculpted Chinese sky labyrinth, appearing at different moments on each screen. In the same way that a three dimensional object intersects a two dimensional plane, these four "capture points" reveal a four dimensional cloud form as it passes through the actual space of the gallery. In these clouds, nothing moves but our viewpoint; time becomes a frozen path in a higher space. Four monitors, four video sources and two pedestals. 2000.


Direction, production and primary postproduction by Van McElwee on all works.