Deep Down Tidal

Deep Down Tidal

Tabita Rezaire

ZA
2017
Animation film, Short film
19’
Focus

It may feel as if the internet is up in the clouds, but in actual fact it’s at the bottom of the ocean, in the form of 880.000 kilometers of fiber-optic cables expanding along old colonial routes. Beneath the waves, our wireless life is very bound up with physical wires – it’s the virtual made physical. Deep Down Tidal combines cosmological, spiritual, political and technological narratives about water and its role in communication, then and now.

Director / Cinematography / Editing / Sound / Contact

Tabita Rezaire

Cast

Maureen Malatji, Anne Marie Rezaire, Jazmon Voss, King (boa constrictor), Mercedes Ugbe

Production

Goodman Gallery

Tabita Rezaire

Tabita Rezaire’s practices envision network sciences – organic, electronic and spiritual – as healing technologies. Tabita is based in Cayenne, French Guyana. She has a bachelor’s degree in economics and a Master of Research in artist’s moving image from Central Saint Martins. She has shown her work internationally – at MoMa and New Museum, New York, Gropius Bau Berlin, Tate Modern, London, the Ghangzhou Triennial, and the Biennals of Athens, Karachi, and Berlin, a. o.