Directed by Nathan David Smith • Producer: Tom Coley • DP: Marcus Autelli • Production Company: Colonel Blimp • 1st AD: Grant Sandy Philips • Steadicam: Doug Walsh • Focus Puller: Mike Linforth • 2nd AC: Roisin Colleran • Art Director: Joseph Icaro • Stylist: Chloe Howell-Jackson • Makeup: Andrea Gomez Anzola • Editor: Nathan David Smith • Additional post-production: Maria Peralta Ramos • Grade: Holly Greig @ Finish • Dancers: Harriet Dakin, Lauren Fitzpatrick, Alexandra Davenport
• Clocks for Seeing (pt. 1) 2012 • digital images
Barthes: The photograph mechanically repeats what could never be repeated existentially. • The camera is dedicated to the relief of a frustration; an attempt to perform the impossible: the cessation of time’s progression and the caption of a moment. The camera is a remarkably precise and fundamentally inaccurate instrument. • Walter Benjamin: Even if one has a general knowledge of the way people walk, one knows nothing of a person’s posture during the fractional second of a stride.
part 2 • 2012 • installed video projection • 300x180x90cm
The process of reproduction begins with an original object or concept • An image is made of this subject, based on the image creator’s view • This reproduction is viewed by others who advertently or inadvertently re-create ad infinatum from their particular, subjective perspective.
Directed by Nathan David Smith • Production Company: Colonel Blimp • Producer: Corin Taylor • Production Manager: Tom Coley • Director of Photography: Marcus Autelli • 1st Assistant Director: Tom Allen • Production Designer: Tereza Bila • Makeup: Lizzie Sitford • Illustration: Ewen Farr • Surgeon: Ali Nakeeb • Nurse: Maurisa Coleman • Patient: Callum Copley • Editor: Nathan David Smith • Grade: Holly Greig @ Finish
• Study in Motion 2011 & 2015 • moving image
part 1 • part 2 • part 3 • Designing Culture is a reiteration of the key concepts covered in my BA dissertation. Whilst studying design I felt a need to contextualise; to understand the real and potential cultural results of the subject and my own involvement in it.