Webb-Ellis respond to Mike Stubbs’ brief “All you can do is glean information from the tiniest fragments. Trying to see everything makes you ill”.
‘Go and See’ was made during a 2,418 mile journey over land to the Venice Biennale. A barrage of faces and masks, otherworldly figures on the roadside, the interior of our home as it barrels along the motorway. These fleeting images take on a bizarre significance as they layer and loop back, unpicking the seams of the everyday.
Artist’s work in the video, in order of appearance:
Karolina Magnusson-Murray | Performance for INFR’ACTION VENEZIA
Graham Fagen | Palazzo Fontana
Marco Biagini | High Visibility Burqa
Filip Markiewicz | Grand Duchy of Paradiso Luxembourg
Fazil Najafov | Beyond the line
John Court | Performance for INFR’ACTION VENEZIA
Wangechi Mutu | The End of Carrying All
Fiona Hall | Wrong way time
Voice Over: Jiddu Krishnamurti
Drumming: Kate Walters
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