Sterling Ruby (b. 1972)
Four Videos: Hiker (2003), Agoraphobic (2001), Landscape Annihilates, Landscape Annihilates Consciousness (2002), Found Cushion Act (2005)
2003 | 00:02:20 | United States | English | Color | Stereo |
The camera follows behind a woman on a mountain hike. An alpine peak can be seen in the distance. This piece uses the trope of the horror soundtrack to build a tension that is never released.
2001 | 00:11:06 | United States | English | Color | Mono |
Agoraphobic is a portrayal of a specific case of New-Age impotence. The agoraphobic's pathology manifests itself as a need to drink his victim's blood in order to move from place to place. Set in an office interior, Agoraphobic becomes a play on the patient / therapist relationship, suggesting an imbalance in the transfer of baggage.
Landscape Annihilates Consciousness
2002 | 00:11:40 | United States | English | Color | Mono |
A celebrated landscape painter hypnotizes through brush stroke and voice.
Found Cushion Act (2005)