Cleansed II

1969, 7:43 min, color, silent, Super 8mm film on HD video

Abstractions of light, hand shaped mattes, radical exposure changes and the subjective body of the filmmaker mark this early film of Hammer with filmic language that reappears in her later work. Shot in Northern California on the Sonoma Coast and in the woodlands, the beauty and sparkle of silent Super8 is breathtaking and wondrous reminding the viewer of a time before depletion and pollution marked the landscape.

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1968-69, 36:37 min, color, silent