Push // Pull // Recover
| 3 min | HD | Stereo
A meditation on motion through stillness with breath. Shot in single frames on 16mm and hand painted. Made at Philip Hoffman’s Process Cinema workshop at EICTV in Cuba.
There is a large pool at the school. Every day I would swim – I thought of the pool as a container, a space that I could measure my body against. Much like the grounds of the school itself or the country defined against a body of water. Swimming can be a kind of meditative experience but there is also conflict inherent to the act of swimming, the body cutting against water, and the struggle to find rhythmic breathing.
— Interview with Lili White AXW Blog
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