Paul Wong, 2010
4:19 min., colour, stereo, single-channel w/ credits
Dedicated to all who have risked climbing, and to those who have fallen by choice, circumstance or by accident. Mixing of original, found, and appropriated footage. Music is courtesy of Tom Waits.
The Fallen was created for LED Down The Garden Path at the Bloedel Conservatory as part of Paul Wong’s ‘5’, a series of site-specific installations and events commissioned by the City Of Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Public Art Program. www.paulwongprojects.com
The Fallen has been exhibited as part of Paul Wong | Homestyle, curated by JJ McFaden, PLATFORM Centre for Photographic + Digital Arts / Reel Pride Film Festival, Winnipeg MN.
Director: Paul Wong
Camera & Post-Production: Brian Gotro
Production Assistance: Lisa Snelling & Rosanne Bennett
Music: Falling Down, Waits/Brennan (1988)
Additional Visual Sources:
Ultimate X, Bruce Hendricks (2003)
The Bridge, Eric Steel (2007)
The Happening, M. Night Shyamalan (2008)
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