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Nature Lovers (2017-2018)

Citation

Stephenson, DM, Nature Lovers (2017-2018), The Noorderlicht International Photofestival 2018: IN VIVO | the nature of nature, Museum Belvedere, Heerenveen, The Netherlands (2018) [Published Creative Work]

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Copyright 2018 David Stephenson

Official URL: https://old.noorderlicht.com/en/archive/david-step...

Abstract

NATURE LOVERS consists of a series of videos that observe the behaviour of visitors to places with overwhelming nature. Taking photographs is a common occurrence at these places, especially selfies. This raises the question: to what extent does narcissism and the act of capturing and representing nature limit our experience of the natural world? By filming from fixed points and digitally adjusting the passing of time in the images, David Stephenson enhances the contrast between the immense periods of the geological eras in which that nature has emerged and the transience of man.

Item Details

Item Type:Published Creative Work
Keywords:video, nature, art
Research Division:Creative Arts and Writing
Research Group:Visual arts
Research Field:Photography, video and lens-based practice
Objective Division:Culture and Society
Objective Group:Arts
Objective Field:The creative arts
UTAS Author:Stephenson, DM (Associate Professor David Stephenson)
ID Code:146907
Year Published:2018
Deposited By:Office of the School of Creative Arts and Media
Deposited On:2021-10-04
Last Modified:2022-06-08
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