Mediated Sculpture, by James Cook



Single-channel video

This single-channel video references the edges of our experience in the physical world as it conflates with that which is less tangible—dream, trance, reverie, bardo states, and so on. We seek access and understanding to these realms through ritual practice, the mapping of psychic terrain, with specialized literature and practices. I did not embrace a narrative structure with this work; rather, it alludes to an out-of-time poetic lens by which to engage the conundrum of illuminating our existential circumstance.