Smell like sand has a way of embedding itself into you: your skin, your scalp, the little crevices at the top of your ears, the bottom insides of your shoes reeking of memory. It fills me with an unexpected sense of nostalgia and longing for last night on the beach (the low lights, the …
Linda Fenstermaker, Red Heron, 2012, 16mm to digital transfer, silent
Red Heron is an exploration of embodiment through the act of filming the self. It consists of multiple improvisational performances in front of the camera in different spaces, as an illustration of how a performing body becomes part of the space around. The landscape mirrors the way a filmmaker can become part of the film through the camera and performance.
–L. F., filmmaker and teacher