Weaving Narratives – Velocity

Galeria de Arte Laura Haber, Buenos Aires

Gail Kenning is a UK- born artist living and working in Sydney, Australia. She explores the expanded nature of contemporary textiles through new media art practices. In this short extract from a 12 minute animation Kenning composes a frame-by-frame road movie from landscape imagery to construct possible narratives as diverse aspects and image reflections of the land are observed simultaneously. The images are accompanied by a voice over from a journey around Australia that creates a further juxtaposition and layer to the narratives. The work takes the forms of ethnographic animated weavings.

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