|Jem Raid self portrait
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My intention with this video is to show work that is androgynous, anonymous and cuts across the erroneously perceived divides that many feel separate us.
I thought of the countryside I live near to, the scrap yards, industrial estates and industrial areas also near to me. I like to make images in these locations and in this video I combine the two with interlocking montages. I always find it surprising that I can get such a range of colour from the most mundane objects I find scattered about and abandoned. The sound is one of YouTubes free to use tracks that I remixed myself using the free program Audacity.
Subtitle "Not actually there"
The video is 4 minutes 55 seconds long in 16:9 format.
The video is in HD 720p 1280 x 720
Also available in FHD 1080p 1920 x 1080
Digitalbigscreen 2017, Trbovlje, Slovenia, 14th - 16th September
My video won first prize at the festival. The prize included 250 Euros which I declined and asked Spela to donate it to a worthy cause.