Smoking is not the Aim

2020 Degree Show(Summer), ECA, Edinburgh, UK, 2020

Non-narrative video, 2m51s

The short film shows that time develops linearly though, the change of meaning does not. The moment when the cigarette is alight, the words will shorten between inhale and exhale, and the meaning will change. Audiences witness and are involved in the process through the video recording, they will be able to interpret the lyrics printed on the rolling paper in various ways. The experience contains multiple possibilities of random triggering, which, perhaps, can be seen in the dynamic meaning of a shortening sentence.

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