Ritual (sick) documents different forms of mothering. In one instance, a mother is searching through ritual, in order to come to terms with the loss of her son.
(Un)comfortable, 2019; HD Video (8:48)
A short film on DV tape which draws attention to the discomforts of the filmic gaze, heightened by a distorted philosophical fragment from Martin Buber’s work I and Thou (1923).
Effervescently Meaningless, 2019; HD Video (2:31)
Effervescently Meaningless questions how relationships can be continually destabilized. Anyone familiar with the 69 Love Songs will relate to the feelings of cynicism and levity that can underscore relationality.
Training Wheels, 2019; HD Video (3:28)
Training Wheels is a multivalent ode. At once an expression of loss, and a panegyric for Montrealers, suffering through another winter (which only produces more potholes- a nightmare for the cyclist!). At the same time, the piece is about problems of perception and magical thinking. It is dedicated to Andi's brother Eric Gilker (1979-2012), who removed Andi's training wheels from her bike when she was a young cyclist, and pushed her forth.
Pathologically Sorry™️, 2019; Super 8 mm (in post-production)