Platform 6 was shot over one evening on the North London Line.
Platform is a series of films and installations created using a high speed camera modified to allow the synthesis later of stereo 3D. I have been developing this technique for a couple of years. The process (along with a few other tweaks) stretches time and transforms a mundane everyday situation into a mysterious world of living 3D statues, revealing within it hidden beauties inaccessible to those present at the time.
Each piece is different in content and tone depending on what is happening on the day or evening in question. A hot summers’ day will yield something very different from Halloween. Choice of lens and exposure also add a ‘look’. Though the process is more than a little random (which is challenging and fun) it requires some skill and vision to mould into finished pieces later.
To me the pieces suggest a transience to our lives whilst paradoxically hinting at something more enduring.
Currently upgrading the project to 4k. Watch this space.
Here in Stereo 3D. Click to view images in a larger window.
Platform 1 was created over Halloween 2017 and shown
as an installation at The London SciFi Film Festival,
EXP Hackney, and Art in Flux.
An installation of projected stereoscopic ‘living statues’.
At the core of Platform 1 is a series of Stereo 3D ‘living statues’ of rail passengers captured with a high-speed camera and frozen mid-gesture as we move past them.
This is then processed later to create a Stereo 3D image.
Platform 1 is an istallation that evolves with the physical particularities of the venue it is in. The piece uses a large Stereo 3D screen made from non-standard projection material (such as a builder’s sheet!) giving a sense of the piece organically sited in its setting. It is presented using an innovative system using two 4k projectors that give an unusually bright 3D image.
Platform 1 is suited to a large space, but is very adaptable, and can be presented more simply, or in a smaller space, using a conventional 3D TV screen.
Platform 1 was first presented at EXP Hackney, London, November 2017.
It was shown again during Art in Flux at Ugly Duck Studios, June 2018.