To me that’s backwards! Humans, Autochthony, Earth, and a home for us all at the end of the Universe.
October 23, 2011 11:15 AM Subscribe
Time lapse videos can be breathtaking, lovely, and a joy to watch… but they can also show you something you may not have thought about before. Before I even read the caption for Murray Fredericks’ video called "IRIDIUM", I knew it was filmed in the southern hemisphere. Can you guess how?If you live in the northern hemisphere — and odds are very good that you do — then you may have noticed the motion of the Sun and stars looked a bit odd. For example, as you watch the Sun set at the beginning of the video, it does so at an angle moving from the upper right to the lower left. The stars do too. When they rise, they move from the lower right to the upper left
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To me that’s backwards!
This short is part of a larger project, known as SALT
(Artist statement, project description - PDF
From apocalyptic red Martian-like landscapes to the surreal hypnotic beauty of a limitless sky reflected on the lakes surface. As Murray goes about his daily routine with discipline and attention, these surroundings convey a simple and emotional story.
One man, alone on the surface of the earth, in the middle of the universe.
Time-Lapse short produced at Lake Eyre in central Australia as part of the SALT project.
Cinematographer Murray Fredericks
, Producer Michael Angus, Editor Lindi Harrison.
Music 'Iridium' by Aajinta - Dean Frenkel, Jason Day, Michelle John