“Smutugle” 2006

DVD, manipulated video and computer animation
Duration: 1min. 17 sec. loop.

“Smutugle” is the Danish name for “Noctua pronuba” or the “Large Yellow Underwing” moth.The name “Smutugle” can be translated directly into something like “slip (slipping) owl” in English.The reason being that when you think you have caught it, it slips away. The video is a never ending chase after the moth in a dark room using a flashlight

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“Smutugle” 2006 from Jesper on Vimeo.