VARIANCE PROPAGATION, 4min., USA
Directed by Brian Alexander
“Variance Propagation” is an ongoing exploration in observation, meditation, and artistic research. Why do we stare and slowly decompress at the sight of light on water, a distant flock of birds or an empty bag hovering in an alley ? There is an apparent gray area of experience where cadence, familiarity and abstraction are in balance and serve to connect us in an elemental and unified manner. I've sought to expand on these moments of “betweenness” and shift them towards the primary. The only physical subject is light and water. I
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The ongoing pursuit of creating experiences which are immersive, meditative, and unifying. The original idea was actually a mistake which occurred during a low light studio session. I went on a tangent to reproduce the “mistake” which put me on a year and half journey resulting in the development of one off lens designs, machine based time control, and a good deal of patience.
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