The film is a poetic response to the Whale Skeletal Structures in The Natural History Museum Storage Fascility
exploringthe space and bones as containers of liveliness and the phantom limbs that float within it.
This footage is juxtaposed with video recordings of a Whale bone found in Baggy Point, Devon that has on the contrary fossilized in its exposure to lifes activity.
' Foam theatre circumnavigates the world by sea, the weeping oil on limbs added in its stages of travel and rest
They too become whale. Replacement blubber defaced with rubber, Victorian curls trapped intravenously.
In coded object of the wild fables of bacteria grow on allegories of the deceased '
Thanks to Richard Sabin, Principal Curator of Mammals at The Natural History Museum