Thursday, July 11

10E2207: Leviathan

"Verena Paravel and Lucien Castaing-Taylor are instructors in Harvards ‘Sensory Ethnography Lab’ which takes as a premise that artists, scientists and academics rely too heavily on words to convey ethnographic experiences.

For their film, Leviathan, the two documented commercial shipping off the coast of New Bedford in Massachussets..." -
Missed the reviews/release of this a few months back - looks challenging but worth it. No narration, barely any speaking or explication, but a barrage of noise and images as GoPro footage from around, inside, and on a fishing boat documents the water, fish, death, and work of a modern trawler.