A film about information, roads, rurality, and the network. An endless journey tuning in and out of radio stations. A metaphor for the network, a journey through the macro.
Looking at Dalmellington; an ex mining town, and ‘Parler’, the alt right social media platform, this film examines rurality within the network. It examines rurality as an exposing state and transposes the logic of the network to a damaged landscape.
Iona looks at two ‘Ionas’, Iona the island and Iona the largest cruise ship in the world, questioning the way we consume and ascribe value to place and the camera’s role in the creation/consumption of meaning, landscape, and history.
Focusing on two locations; a folly in an area particularly affected by the lowland clearances and a fifty-foot-high target wall standing alone in the moorland of a bombing range, this film interrogates Scotland’s landscape and the construction of myth.
A semi-fictionalised story written in collaboration with the GPT-2 algorithm with imagery generated in response by the BigGAN algorithm.