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Ascents and descents in realtime (22.03.08 v1)

Ascents and descents in realtime (22.03.08 v1)


Year: 2008


Medium: Single-channel video installation with stereo sound, 5 meters x 3.5 meters, 19mins


Moto-x riders attempt to ascend the huge fifty-degree (steep incline) dunes near Ahipara, Northland. The work is a single realtime take of the riding antics of moto-x and raptor/quad bike riders. The audio is diagetic stereo sound.


Ahipara, Northland, Aotearoa, New Zealand

Version 1, 22.03.08

Duration 18mins looping cycle


Video clips x2:



Four minute excerpt from the 18 minutes of actual installation video channel.



Two minute compile of documentation of the video installation intercut with raw footage of the Moto-X project in the Need for Speed exhibition, St Paul St Gallery, Auckland, Aotearoa, New Zealand, 2008.


Exhibition information

Need for Speed, solo show, Gallery 1, St Paul St Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand, July 2008