Craighead, Alison and Thomson, Jon. 2012. Belief. [Film/Video]

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Creators: Craighead, Alison and Thomson, Jon
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Belief is made from information found entirely on the worldwide web. In fifteen minutes, this two-screen installation presents a series of fragmented broadcasts about belief, all sourced from the video sharing community YouTube.

A compass floor projection interacts with the montage showing where each clip originated in relation to the geographical location of the artwork. With a little help from Google Earth viewers are placed at the centre point of this cinematic data visualisation.

Supported by Creative Scotland's Vital Spark programme, New Media Scotland's Alt-w Fund, ATLAS Arts and Animate Projects. Software development by Matthew Jarvis, sound design by John Cobban and script development by Alison Craighead, Jon Thomson and Steve Rushton. Graphic design by Cavan Convery.

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Departments, Centres and Research Units: Art
Research Office > REF2014
Dimensions or Duration:
12 min 30 secDuration
Item ID: 9481
Date Deposited: 08 Nov 2013 15:20
Last Modified: 11 Jul 2017 10:17


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