Award of Merit – “Becoming Visible” (South Africa)

Title: Becoming Visible
Runtime: 33 min
Country: South Africa
Director: Janet Solomon
Placement: Award of Merit
Competition: September 30, 2018

Synopsis: From Durban artist Janet Solomon, this fascinating fusion of documentary and video art tells of the impact on local marine-life by seismic exploration off the East Coast of of South Africa. Projected on three screens simultaneously, the work is made all the more powerful by its idiosyncratic approach to documentary-making.