Hidden Sign

Hidden Sign

(participatory film sculpture)
3.7 x 3.7 x 3 m

A film installation work

Wood table, silver glass back projected plate, tape deck and amp, tape loop, four Mission speakers, 16mm cine projector, 16mm film loop adaptor fitting, white tape square 38 x 38 cm on the floor, back projection sheeting 3 x 0.7 m, atmosphere in the room full of the odour of rotting seaweed and crab.

This is an installation work requiring audience participation. The viewer enters a darkened room and it is suggested that he/she stand in the position of a white square laid out on the floor in front of a large back projection screen – as the viewer takes this position the 16mm film begins projection.

Exhibition provenance

Lewis Johnson Gallery, London