Field Notes: Processing the Idea of Nature in Los Angeles
- Official Website
- Nature, Natural History, Essay, and Portrait
Field Notes is a series of eleven short films that study the place and meaning of nature in the greater Los Angeles area. Kate employs the concepts of biological field notes and artist sketches â€“ tools used by people in different fields to study, analyze, and process the world â€“ and extend those to film. Shot entirely on Super 8 and then processed by hand, this work is on one level a series about nature, but it is also an exploration of disconnectedness, appearance, control, compartmentalization, and self in L.A. It proposes a more nuanced understanding of nature, one that celebrates wonder, connection, discussion, and cooperation.
This series was completed for a month-long artist residency at Echo Park Film Center in Los Angeles, CA, USA.
- Running time
- 41 and 0 minutes
- Kate Lain ... filmmaker
- United States
- Years of Production
- Los Angeles County, California
- Prod. Partners
- Echo Park Film Center (LA AIR Artist Residency)
- Release year
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