Brandon
Poole

Brandon
Poole 

Hither Green, 2015
2:28 min HD video with sound

Thus we find ourselves saturated within that familiar gaze of the omniscient observer, occupying the position of the detached “spectator,” looking down at the partially located actors, the peculiar uniformity of their dwellings, the wanderings of our nonhuman denizens, the steady and assured movements of capital: the serene repetition of the everyday.  Here, the composition of Hither Green affects a formal indifference of vantage-point in sympathy with the startling indifference of the repeated: the mutual standing of things as substitutable objects in the horizon, condemned to recur ad infinitum to the tones of Westminster and the comforting promise that everything is indeed “all clear, all clear.