Revisit Jason Evan’s short film At the Mercy of it All
With The Body’s I Shall Die Here / Earth Triumphant arriving at the end of the month, we revisit Jason Evans’ short film At the Mercy of it All. A story of humankind projecting onto nature its own sense of personal doom.
“Listening to The Body’s I Shall Die Here, I was pulled entirely into this landscape that had been created; an incredibly visual account of death, tragedy and loss. I had this image of a man, his face covered in dirt, but his arms still moving and his eyes open. body and soil. the image reminded me of the kind of parallels artist Robert Smithson made between geological change and the fragility of the mind, which in turn gave me the emotional content of the film”