Slow Action

Slow Action, Ben Rivers’ first exhibition at Matt’s Gallery, is a post-apocalyptic science fiction film that brings together a series of four 16mm works which exist somewhere between documentary, ethnographic study and fiction. Continuing his exploration of curious and extraordinary environments, Slow Action applies the idea of island biogeography - the study of how species and eco-systems evolve differently when isolated and surrounded by unsuitable habitat - to a conception of the Earth in a few hundred years; the sea level rising to absurd heights, creating hyperbolic utopias that appear as possible future mini-societies. This series of constructed realities explores the environments of self-contained lands and the search for information to enable the reconstruction of soon to be lost worlds.

Directed by: Ben Rivers
Genres: Science Fiction,
Production Company:

Slow Action -  - Azwaad Movie Database
  • Release Date: 28-01-2011
  • Runtime: 46 Minutes
  • Popularity: 3.47
  • Vote Count: 8
  • IMDB Rating: 6.0
  • Budget: USD 0
  • Revenue: USD 0
  • Region: United Kingdom ( GB ),
  • Homepage: http://www.animateprojects.org/films/by_project/solo_commissions/slow_action




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