One of the most powerful tools of image making is the maker’s ability to control time and how that affects a viewer’s understanding of a subject.
In photography, this often means to freeze a moment that happens too quickly for the human eye to catch. In film we can slow frames down to see how a subject moves or to feel a moment within its lifecycle, in human time and space.
Andrew’s practice is organized around creating opportunities to feel nature in new ways. In a world enamored with technical innovation and human engineering, we often overlook the extraordinary engineering present in other species.
Working with these ideas and an original score by Emile Haynie, Andrew and the studio produced a film organized around beauty, fragility, and the extraordinary mechanics of nature as exemplified in the evolutionary grace of birds’ wings.