Jun
26
2010
<em>Long Island West – 12h23m Film</em>
 

Jeffrey Blondes
Long Island West – 12h23m Film, 2010
HD video, computer
12 hour 23 min, loop
Dimensions variable, portrait orientation
Edition of 7

Long Island West begins at sunrise and ends at sunset. It depicts the ocean from low tide to a high tide of 14 meters, and back again. This piece was filmed off of Five Islands, Nova Scotia, at the Bay of Fundy – known for having one of the highest vertical tidal ranges in the world. The bay empties and fills with 100 billion tons of sea water – more water than in all the rivers on earth combined – every six hours and +/-13 minutes.
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