Though space is immutable, our perception of it is often versatile and depends on external factors. ‘Slices of the manifold’ is an interactive video installation, which reveals how the image of an unchanging place is influenced by the lighting. Depending on the viewer’s position in front of the video screen, the image of a forest constantly changes. To create this visual experience, a multitude of photos were taken of a birch forest at night. In each picture the trees were lit from a different angle, while the camera position never changed.
cross media, installation