Fisk, 2015
(Collaborative with Beth Dillon)
single-channel video, 9:46s

A filmic portrait of remote and exoticised locality from the perspective of the outsider, exploring feelings of disorientation and displacement within a landscape of deep winter in the darkest town in Iceland.

Fisk follows the small-town wanderings of a literal fish-out-of-water establishing a ghostly presence, a mute observer who haunts the various sites of the village, including a cod-processing plant, a petrol station and a local home.

 

The short film was produced and directed in collaboration with Swiss-based artist Beth Dillon in Ólafsfjörður, north Iceland. It has been screened at film festivals and exhibition venues
in Switzerland, Australia and Norway.

installation view, Kudos Gallery, Sydney, Australia

©2019 Anton Benois