Sweet Waters installation Riverwater2017.mp4 (302.17 MB)

Sweet Waters, installation film: Riverwater

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posted on 2020-06-16, 16:50 authored by Richard S. White
Installation film working with field footage, body camera and social media contributed by walkers. Running time 5.28

Intended to be projected on a random loop on uneven and distorting surfaces. This film focusses primarily on the walk down the River Avon.

Sweet Waters: sense-ing legacies of slave-ownership in Bath and along the River Avon (2016-17)

An eight-day cycle of walks and creative dialogues, walking-with cycles of water, life and trade. Presented as part of the Festival of Nature and Bath Festival Fringe 2017, Sweet Waters sought to reveal reluctant heritage in the UNESCO designated World Heritage Site of Bath (UK) through attending to the legacies of slave-ownership in a city and region where those legacies have been obscured and disregarded. The cycle concluded with an installation, Sweet Waters: Soundings.