Cat Preston

To Go Beyond

Synopsis:

Silent movements and happenings are captured within short videos to suggest the possibility of something other, the situation and personal questioning of the existence of life after death, many theories and suggestive experiences inform and develop the practice further. Electronic voice phenomena recordings are applied to the videos to create the unusual and unsettling situation, enhancing poetic narratives with sadness and illusionary factors.

Using stories and evidential theories of people who have undergone a near death experience, control and support the video installations produced, highlighting the fascinating stories people have on the subject matter and the experiences and visions they have undergone, while either on the operating table or in other situations that has given them a close encounter with dying.