[The following movie clips are short random sections which are highly compressed in order to post them on the web. The actual size and length is posted with the clip.
Whilst they can be shown as individual pieces in selected venues they, ideally, should be seen projected as installations where they would be looped so that the viewer could see them at their own pace and repeatedly if they wish.]

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elysian fields

This movie AKA ‘not for nimby’s’ uses the decorative posabilities of wind farms albeit in a fanfastical formation.

I don’t think it will convert too many people unfortunately.

It should ideally be viewed as a continual loop.

To see this movie please use this link:

https://vimeo.com/146381945

DVD: Blu-ray    •    Aspect ratio 16:9   •  HD 1920 x 1080    •   Length 7′ 09″    •    © 2015

 

strereo-2705forwebpagesuperposition

Superposition is my second collaberation with the composer Paul Obermayer. This is the first time, however, I have made images to a completed sound-piece.

For all my previous animations which included working with composers, they have added the sound elements to my images retrospectively – for which I am always grateful.

This time I felt I could make a contribution to Paul’s piece which would both combine and possibly enhance our individual aesthetic approaches.

To view the whole movie please use its own link:  vimeo.com/84218135

 

DVD: Blu-ray    •    Aspect ratio 16:9     •    HD 1920 x 1080   •   Length 5′ 27″   •    ©2012

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togettarget

as with the majority of my digital movies ‘togettarget’ is an abstract study containing virtual forms moving formally in a precise relationship to each other as in a choriographed dance sequence.
Their appearance has evolved from a long relationship to making material forms of a similar nature in my pre-digital days as an artist.
Whilst they do not have an obvious narrative it is almost impossible for an viewer to not make up their own scenario.
The sound consists of layered tones which slowly undulate sympathetically with the activity of the images.

Images and sounds: Andrew Greaves

The whole movie can now be viewed at: https://vimeo.com/90781461

DVD: Blu-ray    •    Aspect ratio 16:9     •    HD 1280 x720  •   Length 4′ 40″   •    ©2013

 

 

 

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flotsom and jetsom

flotsom and jetsom is a short piece composed of  images which have have existed at the back of  my concsiousnes for the last few years and have now materialised here.

To view the movie please use this direct link:       vimeo.com/89535545

DVD: Blu-ray    •    Aspect ratio 16:9     •    HD 1280 x 720   •   Length 3′ 34″   •    ©2013

 

shadowfield1forwebsiteshadowfield2forwebsiteshadowfield3forwebsite “shadowfield” consist of three short parts which can either be shown separately or as a linked sequence. Each is  3 minutes 40 secs  long. Its  images (as the title suggests) are derived from shadows of objects which are concealed from the viewer.

It manifests my occasional and continuing interest in trying to exclude showing the actual objects which make up the image. In this instance only their shadows are represented, albeit in a very detailed form, which would be impossible in a non-digital reality.

These movies are silent to allow their visual complexity to dominate the viewer’s experience.

To view the whole movie please use this Vimeo direct link: vimeo.com/91089802

DVD Blu-ray   •   Aspect ratio: 16:9   •  1280 x 720  •   Length: pt 1 – 3′ 40″ / pt 2 – 3′ 40″  / pt 3 – 3′ 40″/ Total length 10′ 20″  •      © 2009

 

 

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Two forms move against a terrain which is of a similar origin to themselves whilst another form of an obviously different source is also present creating a state of tension in their  interaction as they slowly circumnavigate each other.

The sound element driving this movement is derived from electric chisels which could have been used used to fashion the indigenous forms in a less virtual environment.

To view the whole movie visit this link:  https://vimeo.com/146456788

A.G. 2014

DVD: Blu-ray  •   Aspect ratio 16:9   •  1280 x720  •   Length: 7′ 34″   •   ©2009

 

 

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boyle saw

this is a very slow, nearly monochromatic, piece with a  sound-scape which sonically inverts the vertical movement of the images.

To view the whole movie visit this direct link:  vimeo.com/ 90247364

 

DVD Blu- ray   •   Aspect ratio: 16.9   •   1280 x 720  •   Length: 13′ 09″   •    © 2009

 

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Ian Wilcock once again provides an  electronic soundtrack which compliments the images whilst emphasizing the movement within it.

The visual material for this piece concentrates on a hole; a viewpoint into what seems a richer and intensely vibrant environment that the viewer never really gets to observe. As a (token) consolation, an elegant disc emerges and briefly taunts the viewer with reflections and echoes of the vibrant world beyond.

The piece casts the viewer as a voyeur; an observer whose entire experience must, of necessity, be on the one hand vicarious and unsatisfying, yet also pervaded by a knowledge of the possibility of something better. Perception itself is cast as a subversive drama suffused with the constant awareness of the impossibility of satisfaction in the here and now together with an unshakable knowledge that the objects of desire are both tangible and near at hand.     I.W. / A.G

To view the whole movie visit this direct link:  vimeo.com/87400749

DVD: Blu-ray   •     Aspect ratio 16 9   •   12 80 x 720   •   Length: 10′  55 ”   •     © 2008

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Jonah

“Jonah” is my  second collaboration with the writer Brian Marley.

Said Jonah of his ordeal: “The Holy books got it all wrong, WRONG WRONG WRONG in every particular!” Mindful of this, Andrew Greaves and I offer alternative perspectives on Jonah’s experience, hoping to embrace a greater truth, which, as Jonah grudgingly concedes, we may have done, “even if only inadvertently”. BM

To view the whole movie use this direct link:  vimeo.com/89102936

DVD: Blu-ray    •    Aspect ratio: 16.9     •    1280 x 720  •    Length: 9 ‘ 28 ”    •      © 2009

 

 

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floatingTrigPoint

is an example of my occasional appropriation formal elements which, in this case, are erected in natural landscapes to pinpoint specific geographic locations  to enable the making of accurate maps.

The form in this piece is neither fixed or discrete as it falls on to and through the base strata which is also continually changing its position.This contrasts with its environment creating ambiguous scale and functional references which would be alien to its physical counterpart.

This visual event is accompanied by ambiguous and barely heard ‘noises off’.

To view the whole movie visit this link:  vimeo.com/89969850

A.G 2014
DVD: Blu-ray   •   Aspect ratio:  16:9   •    1280 x 720  •   Length: 8′ 35″   •   © 2006
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