Incorporating meditations on male sexuality and personal exchanges, Goodbye travels through physical memory to reveal the marrow that grows beneath.
Placed in a surreal yet pastoral surrounding, Goodbye is a letter explored through the journey of aloewood, an oil created by a genus of tree infected with a fungal spore. The piece examines how an intangible object can impress greatly on personal history by relating perfume to memory. Experimenting with the abilities of the Bolex H16 and sound print film stock, this 16mm film was shot and hand-processed at Phil Hoffman’s Independent Imaging Retreat.
Presented at 25th British Film Institute London Lesbian & Gay Film Festival, April 2011, The State I Am In Program
official selection, 9th Queer City Cinema Biennial International Film & Video Fesival, Regina, June 2012
Presented in Soupçons d’extase (curated programme), Antitube, Québec, Québec, October 2012
Presented in Natural Causes, Visiting Artist Lecture, University of Warwick, England, March 2012
Presented in Fragile Harvest (curated programme), Filmpool Saskatchewan 2011