Congratulations to Sam Doctor who is the winner of the 2022 Fisher’s Ghost Contemporary Award supported by Marsdens Law Group.
Doctor’s incredible three channel video “You may think we have forgotten, that we’re naive, I’ll understand”, examines the legacy of Dioxin contamination of Sydney Harbour and Homebush Bay.
‘Sam Doctor’s photographic and video work operates in the intervals between motion and stillness, between arrested development and change, exploring the ethical and political dimensions of these different temporalities as they play out on contested sites’ – An extract by Jacqueline Millner from Doctor’s book, ‘Temporal Terrains’
Sam Doctor, “You may think we have forgotten, that we’re naive, I’ll understand,” 2021, Three – channel 3 channel UHD, colour 12 mins, Edition of 5 + 3
Choreographed performed by Albert David
Costume Designer: Melanie Gillbank
Cinematography: Craig Deeker
Wires & Rigging: Finton Mahon
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