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This video installation is one of a number of works in which Collishaw draws attention to the ways in which our perception of nature is framed by culture. On this occasion he literally frames the image of an oak tree with an historical object, the original wooden negative carrying case of a nineteenth century camera. Projected onto etched glass, the image too has the appearance of an early photograph, despite being a moving image. The oak tree, as a traditional icon of Englishness, is also associated with the past. The viewer's contemplation of the contained, apparently still image is momentarily disturbed when the wind rustles through the leaves and the grazing sheep gently bleat.

August 2004