A video as part of an ongoing installation using shredded paper. In this video I am looking at my experience of boarding school through reading my old school reports, shredding them, and then making them into a hanging sculpture.
Readers: Monica Sagar & Roger Bygott
Camera director: Judith Chan
Sound: Jonny Pratt
Editor: Richard Addlessee
Production Assistant: Jenni Laine
Venue: Federation House: Castlefield New Art Spaces
Second session working with dancer Gerry Turvey in the shred project. We were working with the theme of nests and fragile emergence. But the second video is more energised with the figure running, as if to get away.
A reflective and possibly sinister piece…
There were 544 pieces produced in shredding one sheet of A4 white paper with a cross-cut shredded.
Shredded map book. Extended edition. How the map of the city is always changing. A playful gesture. The city spilling out. Shredded street memories.
Exploring sound and movement with shredded paper…
And a silent stop motion video…