Laura O’Neill


AGAIN AGAIN AGAIN (WHY I FEEL SICK WHEN I WAKE UP), 2018, 9’51”

在這動畫短片裡,某人(我)正獨自走過歐洲。英國脫歐的狂亂狀態下,放眼盡是末日廢墟之景。物件、資料、人、其他物種到處移動,動作或比以往更艱難,或比以往更輕鬆——全因他們想這樣做,需要這樣做,或是「純粹這樣做」。要在包羅萬象的平面上認路,關鍵是辨別方向,而非方位。虛擬的移動和勞動產生空間感;塵封的文字在糾結的凝視中重現,我們不知何故已無法走回頭。作品還加入了有關過去幾年家庭和生活的自述。

Laura O’Neill

Laura O’Neill (b.1990, Wigan, UK) is always making something; sometimes animations, sometimes AR filters, sometimes sound, sometimes sculptures, sometimes video games, sometimes she works with others and sometimes she works for other people. Her recent commission Rise is a WW2 Memorial for the Memory of the Crew Lost in Action, due to be unveiled in 2021 in Almere, NL. Selected screenings include: ICA, London; Home, Manchester; Spike Island, Bristol; CCA, Glasgow; Hiroshima International Animation Festival, Japan; Tramway, Glasgow and Centro De Cultura Digital, Mexico D.F. O’Neills work is included in private collections and public collections including De Rechtbank, Amsterdam and the Gemeente Almere, NL.