4 channel video installation. 11m11s. Installation view: BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead. Photo: Colin Davison. © 2019 BALTIC
A short text plays over four time lapses of the artist’s bedroom ceiling. A heavily manipulated text-to-speech voice sounds the text out loud. Audio is played back at 1/500th of its original speed. The videos loop without reference point for beginning or end.
This work continues Walden’s investigations into the relentlessness of living with chronic illness/disability; asking an audience to sit with the boredom of a blank screen, exploring what happens to time when stimulation becomes a luxury.