The scanner project references early photography of Maree and Lartigue.
Initially concerned with photography's representation of time, phases of time, and physical bodies. It become a fun project pushing spaces, bodies and urban-spaces.
The work began in the late nineties was polished in post-grad at Sydney College of the Arts.
"I have just picked up Isabelle Allende - i should say plucked
i want to begin in the key of these thoughts. Arabic script, a sensuous burnishing of the nostrils. I have got to this point where the body being erased by light, becomes our attempt to apprehend the particular/ particle and in support of the vanishing of periodic space. A weaving of islamic theology and particle physics obscures the ground.
Pictured literally as streaming text over brittle bright particles of us.
Early radio physicists working on the english defence departments R>A>D>A>R project. interpreted ghost apparitions under the phosphorescent trace as 'angels'.later understood to be solar storms erupting from deep in the suns plasma atomsphere producing upper harmonic tides of neutrinos 'penetrating the earths mass as light would pass through glass.
So this body of vapour, the vanishing, body for Hitchcock. The heretic body for Leigh Chris markers Sans Solie aka Terry Gillam's '12th Monkey' for takes this body through time to meet itself in the eternal return of a time travellers schizo character folding to meet itself.
At a single point the two atmospheres of parallel worlds fuse. The plot experience's a fissure in the space time narrative of pre space-travel America. The catastrophe is rendered in death and comprehension, where X as a child sees himself being murdered in the departure lounge of his future.
So how this apprehension of the particular is expressed grandly in the Human Genome Project. Where each molecule of dna is identified and tagged as one would measure the 'coastline of Australia with an inch ruler'.....to be continued"