Production Stills

Video Excerpt

Security. Single-Channel. HD. 8:32. Color. Sound. 2012

Responding to off-screen cues to step forward, back or to the side (advance, retire, left, right) - a group of actors move in conjunction or opposition to a noisily tracking camera. As the camera moves forward then back, they fall in and out of a range of formations resembling a drill, game or axis of power.

Actors: Charlotte Brathwaite, Christen Clifford, Mikeah Ernest Jennings, Ryan Justesen, Brenna Palughi, Paula McGonagle, Steven Rattazzi, Valda Setterfield and Ariel J. Shafir
DP, Camera, Post Production, Conform: Sarah Lasley
Camera Assistant: Rachel Puchkoff
Production Manager: Kate Scherer
Production Assistants: Nick Rymer, Lizz Conway
Wardrobe Supervisor: Liz Groth
Still Photography: Boru O'Brien O'Connell
Audio Mix: Paul Geluso
Director, Editor, Producer: Alix Pearlstein
Produced with funds from the Foundation for Contemporary Arts, 2011 Grants to Artists Award

Installation View - Ballroom Marfa, Marfa Texas

Artists' Film International ‐ Alix Pearlstein Ballroom Marfa