This Place
Video Projection

'This Place' was filmed in the temperate rainforest of Xilitla, San Luis Potosí, Mexico.
In the early 20th century, surrealist architect and poet, Edward James, selected this site to build his opus to the natural world, Las Pozas. His cement constructions sit awkwardly within the natural environment, unfinished and in a state of constant repair and decay. 'This Place' expresses the unrequited love story that can be found in the human desire to create from and for nature. Witnessing the gesture of poetry performed in the natural environment betrays the partially alienated nature of the human experience.