What's on

View Finder 

When: Ongoing
Where: Central City Library
Cost: Free

View Finder is the Film Archive's moving image presentation that is installed in the Auckland Central Library window on Lorne Street. View Finder runs 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year.
 
The Film Archive's current moving image presentation is FW3 (2013) by Josh Hamilton. This presentation runs from 16 April - 7 May 2014.
 
FW3 (2013) by Josh Hamilton.
 A still from FW3 (2013) by Josh Hamilton.
 

My videos explore the fluidity of cause and effect. I often disrupt improvised and staged situations by dragging them out via repetition or the slowing down of time.

The Auckland Museum, seen 1.4 kilometres away from a tenth-floor balcony, hunkers below rogue firework bursts.

FW3 records an unequal race between sounds and light. Seen close up, this high energy event is instantaneous, but from 1.4 kilometres away, a delay stagnates the situation, divorcing  the event into two independent phenomena.

- Josh Hamilton

 

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