In a prolonged expression of demystified mystification, an office formerly used for observation studies is transformed into a tunnel of performative, transfixing illusionism by Torontonian filmmaker Stephen Broomer.

Wavelengths

Pepper's Ghost

Stephen Broomer

Playing as part of Wavelengths 2: Now & Then

Pepper's Ghost, by Torontonian Stephen Broomer, transforms an office formerly used for observation studies into a tunnel of performative, transfixing illusionism, creating surprising images using filters, fabric and a combination of sunlight and fluorescents. Recalling Slidelength (1969-71), Michael Snow's slideshow of plastic gels and hand gestures, Pepper's Ghost is a prolonged expression of demystified mystification, whose startling results are bolstered by a bold soundtrack.

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Screenings

Sat Sep 07

Jackman Hall

Regular
8:30pm