The Weather. Single-Channel. HD. 8:00 Minutes. Color. Sound. 2016.
The Weather tracks the shifting mood of a group of nine people as they are pushed, pulled or stuck between two positions. They rush back and forth from side to side in a blank white space, following in the direction of or against a laterally tracking camera. A rubber plant occupies one side of the space, serving as a gathering or resting place, obstruction or refuge. The pace slows, as the group seems afflicted by a malaise. A reckoning follows as they brace for what comes next.
Actors: Christen Clifford, Austin Durant, Slate Holmgren, Mikeah Ernest Jennings, Brenna Palughi, Kaneza Schaal, Jamie Sneider, Tony Torn
DP, Post-Production: Sarah Lasley
AC, Project Manager: Nick Rymer
Audio Recording, Mix: David Zuckerman
Wardrobe Assistant, PA: Ashley Soliman
PA: Jeffrey Eddy
Still Photography: Malene Lauritsen
Director, Editor, Producer: Alix Pearlstein
Filmed at Brand New School studio, special thanks Johnna MacArthur
Installation View - On Stellar Rays, NYC.
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