331 N. Ridgeland

Created for the 2015 Terrain Biennial, this outdoor installation was made using 16mm film documenting the exterior of an Oak Park, IL home and its caretakers. The film was hand-processed and it hung outside to weather and decay at the site where it was created. The 6 minute film was later screened, in a program alongside other handmade films, in the backyard of the home. The film suffered scratching, peeling, and shrinkage during the 6 weeks it had spent in the heat and rain storms of late summer, but it preserved its integrity. Perhaps through the experience of aging outdoors, it also gathered some intangible traces to represent the site and the memory of the place.