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Miles Umney

Miles Umney, an artist from Jersey, graduated from Farnham College of Art and Design in 2009 and has since received the Barreau Art Scholarship and an award from The Jersey Arts Trust to extend his practice.


Mute | UK 2008 | HD | 30s

A swan glides into frame, the camera reacts to the white of its feathers and lowers the exposure, so that the lake and surrounding trees fall into darkness. A relationship between the swan and its environment is constructed and mediated by the camera’s auto exposure function.

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