‘A proton and an anti-proton which meet are fated to mutual destruction. Thus the anti-proton will be capable of annihilating all matter composed of protons. In essence, this will be ‘anti-matter.’  ('Combat' magazine, 10 July 1954)


Orchestra of Anti-Matter is a black and white 16mm film consisting of a single static shot of a field of electricity pylons, which is projected as a continuous loop. As the film progresses, Letraset applied to the film surface begins to interrupt the scene, with tension building as the image is gradually eradicated.


Orchestra of Anti-Matter (2004)

16mm film with Letraset and optical sound

5 minutes 20 seconds, on continuous loop

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