Deborah Cornell

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Deborah Cornell, collaborating with Richard Cornell, composer
Archival digital mural, single-channel video (8:11 min.), surround sound

Eclipse/Phase invokes the vast spaces surrounding the human sphere and the complex interferences between human and natural forces, suggesting cataclysmic phases of climatic transformation.

Anthropogenic actions occur in nature - the slow, silent environmental impacts such as those on migrating birds, and the more visible devastating impacts of violent storms and flooding on human culture and well-being.

This work explores the potential of cross-disciplinary conversation between sound and image, science and art, and printed image to video projection. Its hybrid and electronically-enabled language references the changes in our understanding that result from technological intervention in our perception of nature.