The Mirror That Changes (2001)

The Mirror That Changes explores problems of water scarcity and sustainability, bridging personal use and environmental impact. It uses the visual and aural qualities of moving water to create a languorous atmosphere in which overtly romantic and lyrical representations of water contrast with narratives introducing issues of scarcity, purity and equity. Commonplace uses of water (washing clothes, bathing, cooking) find their parallel in the wider forces of nature (rain, ice and flood). This project is a meditation on the use of water and its limits. It draws attention to the connection between personal acts and global consequences through pairings of water in domestic use and natural ecology, interweaving fragments of fictional narrative and fact.

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The Mirror That Changes explores problems of water scarcity and sustainability, bridging personal use and environmental impact. It uses the visual and aural qualities of moving water to create a languorous atmosphere in which overtly romantic and lyrical representations of water contrast with narratives introducing issues of scarcity, purity and equity. Commonplace uses of water (washing clothes, bathing, cooking) find their parallel in the wider forces of nature (rain, ice and flood). This project is a meditation on the use of water and its limits. It draws attention to the connection between personal acts and global consequences through pairings of water in domestic use and natural ecology, interweaving fragments of fictional narrative and fact.

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