Downside Up & Holding The Viewer

Root Event

3. Werkleitz Biennale 1998 sub fiction

Parent Event

Downside Up & Holding The Viewer
GB 1984

Downside Up:
A film which by the use of a simple camera movement, explores and reviews a number of relationships to the ground. The viewpoint continuously orbits places, objects, people and events. The observations made slowly at first dwelling within the subject, gradually speed up to reveal a double sided ground flipping like a tossed coin, then slow again to oscillate about the earth’s edge.

Holding The Viewer:
Reversing the perspective with British humour – the viewer is granted a physical experience of what it means to direct a

Autor des Textes

Tony Hill

Downside Up: Toni Hill (GB), Video, 17 min, 1984

Holding The Viewer: Toni Hill (GB), Video, 1 min, 1992