Bikeride, HD video loop installation, 2009, 04’47
Bikeride is informed by the artist’s everyday activities with her dogs, Tom and Sugi, detailing their actions in relation to passing urban scenes. The dogs are pictured as the central subject of the image with the changing landscape behind them.
The production involved video and audio recording using a small HD camera mounted at dog height on the artist’s bike. Recordings from different bike routes in Vancouver captured the physical engagement of the dogs in relation to the varied uses, architecture and geography of the city. The soundtrack for Bikeride refers to the sounds of the city and dogs’ movement and exertion.
Bikeride emphasizes the dog as an urban animal, and the landscape of the city as continuously in flux.
- 2012 “Taking Time”, Surrey Urban Screen, Surrey Art Gallery, Canada
- 2010 “passages”, Art Gallery of Mississauga, Canada
- 2010 CUE: Artists’ Videos, Vancouver Art Gallery, Canada
Video/sound recording: Julie Andreyev
Editing and soundscape: Julie Andreyev
Canine collaborators: Tom and Sugi
Supported by: Intersections Digital Studios, Emily Carr University of Art + Design.