Solo, 2005 (excerpt)
Total running time: 7:23 minutes / SD / colour
Camera: Sylvia Safdie
Editing: Adad Hannah, Sylvia Safdie
Audio: John Heward, Percussion
In this diptych, an Indian metal worker making tools is juxtaposed with the steady rhythms of a drummer. The pairing of sound and image becomes a meditation on the energies of making.
About the musician:
Born in Montreal, John Heward (1934-2018) is internationally recognized as a free jazz percussionist, drummer, improvisor and well-known painter and sculptor. Heward has worked with Paul Bley, Steve Lacy, Joe McPhee, Malcolm Goldstein and many other musicians. He has exhibited his work internationally.