A film by Esther Johnson
Year: 2002
Duration: 00:01:46
Language: English
Country of Production: UK
Production Format: Super 8 Film
Screening/Exhibition Format: DCP
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Picture: B/W
Sound: Stereo
Distribution: Blanche Pictures

An atmospheric, fragmented view of the world of entertaining, spectacle and pleasing a crowd. Through degrading the film image and creating a new digital image, Performance shows the strain of a young circus acrobat sustaining the perfect smile. To perform is to create reaction and sustaining professionalism no matter what.

Gallery Exhibitions

Hidden Camera, Aspex Gallery, Portsmouth 2004
Artist screenings, Museu de Arte Moderna and Teatro Odisséia, Rio de Janeiro 2004

Film Festivals and Special Events

Recontres Internationales, Paris and Berlin 2004
Microcinema International, San Francisco 2004