'Looking for a reason', 2008, 12 minute projection looped, 16:9
'Self portrait ‘08', 2008, 1 minute DVD looped, 16:9
‘Looking for a reason’ and ‘Self Portrait ‘08’ were made as part of a commission for the exhibition ‘Breathing Space: In response to 1, Chiltern Street’ curated by Rose Lejeune. Other exhibiting artists included were Rob Canning, Robin Dingemans, Teresa Gillespie, Alex Haw, Cecilia Jardemar, Ben Judd and Mark Wayman.
“Filmmaker Amanda Loomes has invited working firemen into the space, to consider the complexity of working when you can not see what you are looking for.” Rose Lejeune
In the film ‘Looking for a reason’ two firemen to search the redundant fire station whilst wearing breathing apparatus and smoke simulator visors.
In the sister film ‘Self Portrait ‘08’ it is my turn to be blindfolded.
~Watch Looking for a reason
~View exhibition details Download press release