Friday, 6 May 2011

Jenny Baines

Pictured is a still from the 16mm film ‘Against the Tide’, I attempt to swim against a current that is too strong and I am repeatedly washed from the frame.

Also pictured is a still from the 16mm film ‘Tipping Point’.  A china plate spins precariously on a stick and as it falls, the film cuts. The action repeats, the plate spins, falling from the frame repeatedly. 

I use what could be defined as Sisyphean rules and tasks, performing them for the camera or suggesting them within how the work is exhibited. These actions can seem like a romantic response to, or an urge to escape from the space in which they are performed.


  1. immediately brings out thoughts, ideas and suggestions of what is happening beyond my perimeter.

    Mike N.

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