La Mer by Claude Debussy
Pianists Imma Setaldi & Nigel Clayton
Videography Charles Cassidy at Neon
Photo Tom Mannion
The material for this three projector video installation was shot at the Grand Hotel in Eastbourne where Debussy completed the musical score having fled from Paris following a scandalous affair. The footage used is a close up pan across a service door at the Grand which bears the marks of trolleys and other knocks from daily life. When installed in the performance venue the projections are arranged so they overlap this crested a visual sea of marks to accompany the famous work by Debussy.