There Again

by Hamlyn, Nicky

Film: 16mm 1989

Duration
16
Screens
1
Funder
Arts Council of England/Great Britain

This film revisits the same location - a room in my house - as an earlier work, Ghost Stories (1983), and is in fact prefaced with a sequence from that film. "A house that has been experienced is not an inert box. Inhabited space transcends geometrical space." - Gaston Bachelard, The Poetics of Space. Architectural, poetic and personal conceptions of space are counterposed and various techniques - multiple dissolves, superimpositions and extreme close-ups - are employed to this end. In revisiting, redescribing and reconstructing the room in the above terms my aim is to elaborate Bachelard's apothegm: - N.H.

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