Throwing Things at the Sky To See if They Stick

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    Barry Whittaker

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    motion graphics / experimental animation

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The sky is an important symbol across the globe. Among its many illustrations, the sky is frequently used to signify progress, adventure, hope, or dreams. As a child, I frequently questioned the logic behind filling the sky with buildings and advertising. This blocking out the sky seemed an alien idea to me. Who has the right to sell the sky? In the name of progress and profit, humans regularly fill the sky with structures, signals, smoke, and satellites. Throwing Things at the Sky is a video project about the ever-changing sky-scape and the imprint humans have made on it.

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