John E. Bannon
Better to Look Into Than at
18" x 34" x 40" (46cm x 86cm x 102cm)
2002 Microscope, camcorder, DVD, desk.
The view-finder of a video camera was retro-fitted to sit inside the eyepiece of a vintage microscope. Playing is looped video of falling snow fed from a DVD player located under the desk. The footage was shot with the camera pointed straight up. Snow accumulated on the lens.