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Christopher Steel

Welcome Back to Southside, 45:00 min, Color, Mute United Kingdom, 2017

Steel works with photography and film and lives in London. He has exhibited still and moving image work in galleries and festivals internationally. Steel’s work is held in the collections of Lux (London), Lightcone (Paris) and Caixa Forum (Barcelona).

The silent film, Welcome Back to Southside, shows a journey home from work superimposed 36 times onto one reel of 16mm film, then expanded digitally with a traveling loop to match the original length of the journey.

Commissioned as a gallery piece by Alchemy Film and Arts, Hawick, Scotland December 2017.