Video

Arcadia

Arcadia

by Rick Fisher & Don Rice - 2014 (4:49)

Arcadia uncovers some unpleasant truths about idealized pastoral landscapes.

 

Gold Standard Fluctuations

Gold Standard Fluctuations

by Rick Fisher - 2012 (1:28)

Ever feel like screaming?

 

Foundation

Foundation

by Rick Fisher & Don Rice - 2007 (8:50)

Inspired by Plato's cave analogy, this underground video explores the inevitable consequences of over-enlightened ambition. The manipulator of ideological systems attempts to refine out impurities only to be undermined by chaotic blowback.

 

The Architect

The Architect

by Rick Fisher & Don Rice - 2004 (3:40)

The architect of ideology attempts to design a rationale to exist within the ambiguous territory located between "is" and "ought" and discovers that he has encountered an unresolvable dilemma.

 

Soft Water

Soft Water

by Rick Fisher & Brenna George - 1999 (2:06)

 

Foundation

Element 3

by Rick Fisher - 1992 (4:45)

Perhaps mining is the perfect metaphor to describe Modernism. From the earth came the fuels and ores that drove the Industrial Revolution and created the modern age. The act of mining the earth demands an adversarial stance, setting mankind in opposition to nature. This video is an exploration into that relationship, using footage shot during the decade the artist spent underground as a miner.