Single Channel HD Video
10:34 mins., Color, Sound, 2010
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Prelude, Peter documents a stream-of-consciousness. The video is both an experiment in immersing viewers into another person’s thoughts and a rendering of the psychological complexities of being human in a world of unpredictable circumstance. Peter, the protagonist, recounts his experience of contracting a rare form of meningitis that necessitated the surgical amputation of his legs. In a brief interval, Prelude, Peter draws us into the perceptual realm of a bilateral amputee.