Sunset
Three channel video
2 minutes
2019

Presented in the TSI/Snodgrass Gallery in Alfred University, Alfred, NY. and the Rochester Contemporary Art Center, Rochester, NY.


“Much like Daguerre's early landscape dioramas, Britt Moseley's "Sunset" features light and movement in a translucent image.(1) Moseley regulates his fish-tank cinema of attractions using electronics and puppetry. Moseley's mountain landscape is "Alfred Lumpy Slip", a liquefied suspension of clay particles in water. During shooting and seen in the video, the slip settled and grew delicate hairlike structures, the kind of microscopic spaces, that can hold complex reactions, possibly the DNA that led to all living cells.(2)”

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