Shadow Dial Study XI: Nocturnal Path

Joan Alexander

Description

Shadow Dial Study XI: Nocturnal Path records the nightly path of a person with Parkinson’s disease: they regularly cannot sleep, and are show walking from the top-floor bedroom to the ground-floor bathroom. The tremors and physical pauses of the person are highlighted through the shadow movement which is accompanied by a musical score composed by the subject’s late father.

 

Details
Title

Shadow Dial Study XI: Nocturnal Path

Year

2014

Creator

Joan Alexander

Medium

Moving Image

Form

tbc

Genre

tbc

Subject

Light; shadow; insomnia; Parkinson's disease; night-time

Language

English

Duration

00:02:44

Original format

tbc

Aspect ratio

16:9

Colour

Colour

Sound

Sound

Rights

Joan Alexander

Artist website

https://joanalexander.net/

Link to work

http://www.joanalexander.net/works/shadow/nocturnal-path/