A film and object installation extracted from an artistic residency at the post war junk museum Elsewhere in North Carolina, summer 2009. In collaboration with a family of ‘ghosts’ inhabiting the third floor of the museum, this work translates traces of the immaterial through flesh, the viscerality of site and the embodiment of objects. Duets for Objects navigate an inter-play between two sites, the Christ Church Crypt and Elsewhere’s third floor. The duplication of site and bodies overlap transient histories and the physicality of architecture, resonating with the legacy of Hugenot cloth production in Spitalfields and the life, death and resurrection embodied in the history of the Crypt.
Carpentry: Lewis Peake
Installation Technician: Simon Hyde
Video Editing: Blake Mason, Simon Hyde, Florence Peake and Sally Dean.
Cameraman: Blake Mason
Visual Art work in film: Derya Hanife Altan
Film of Duplicated Other Event: Ashley Briggs
Photo Credit: Blake Mason and Clare Lewis
Christ Church Spitalfields: The Crypt Space / London / May 2010
Videos which formed part of the installation: Sisyphus and The Erebus Shuffle