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Two Video Errors, MiniDV, 7:11 min, sound, 2022

This video features unexpected transfer errors in the MIniDV footage I recorded at the Ásmundarsafn in Reykjavík. The metal-evaporated cassette had likely coated the camcorder tapehead with debris that interfered with the transfer.

I performed the editing in-camera using a method I call "Swiss-Cheesing"—randomly scanning back and forth on a tape, dropping new video through old footage.

The title of this 2022 exhibition—Loftskurður—a collaboration between Rósa Gísladóttir and Ásmundur Sveinsson—translates literally to “air cutting” or “spatial Infractions."


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