2009 | 14:40
DVD projection,16:9, SD. Dimensions variable.
Imagine a fly’s eye, but with each facet roaming independently through nighttime Tokyo. These multiple perspectives are woven together at brain wave frequencies, creating new patterns and new spaces.
“It can be argued that McElwee’s Liquid Crystal simulates a new reality conducive to human survivability in the hypermodern age.” Robert Kohn, Afterimage
“McElwee’s videos are not viewed so much as experienced. The repeated images, constantly changing, become embedded in the memory like a visual mantra.” – Rudy Zapf, Playback