Referential Documentary

What does our pollution say about us? A short piece following the creation of The Ethics Of Dust: Trajan’s Column sculpture by artist Jorge Otero-Pailos for the V&A, London. The short screened as part of ASFF 2016’s Documentary strand.

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1. Alex Emslie, Ethics of Dust, Courtesy of the artist and Vimeo. Music & Sound Design by Matt Cavill and James Yuill.