Deirdre Logue

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Sleep Study

Sleep Study, Deirdre Logue, 2:00 (1:00 excerpt), 2000, colour, 16mm film, super 8.

Sleep Study was recorded during a medical examination to determine the cause of the artist's sleeplessness. Intercut with super 8 footage of the artist as a child, this work proposes a direct correlation between the events of the past with the problems of the present.

Enlightened Nonsense - 1997-2000, (22 min. B&W 16mm film, sound) 10 thematically related film works that were each shot, hand-processed and edited within a total of approximately one week. Each beginning with a specific gesture, the works express both the physical manifestation of different states of being and a desire to understand one's relationship to our physical and psychological limitations.