Each installation features a sequence of eighty 35-mm slides in a Kodak Carousel slide projector: a film in fragments. In both, a series of statements in bright yellow acts as subtitle to highly determined background images.
Untitled (Interview) (2011) is the earlier work, assembling colour images from online sources chosen for their indexical or documentary quality: a scientific diagram, a car part for sale, a backyard pool. Superimposed on this “information,” Canini’s text fragments present a puzzling counterpoint. Intentionally, we are left adrift; the words defy direct linkage with the images despite their expected role as commentary. Though forceful and replete with specific information, this silent voice speaks of the recent past from a shifting, uncertain point in time.