The film creates an 'interworld', a place between digital image and painting. The camera acting as an eye into this painted world, merging brushstrokes with the landscape of Ilkley Moor in Yorkshire.

Trapped moths in the painting create a fluctuating still life, while using movements of the camera to reveal and unravel the paintings in time. 

Lara Smithson is a London-based artist. Having graduated from the Slade School of Fine Art in 2015, she works between different mediums. Looking beyond the surface of both painting and cinema, expanding their presumed timescapes.

Ilkla Mooar Lara Smithson
Institute of Contemporary Arts