“Nothing endures but change.” — HERACLITUS, 500 BC
In the tradition of landscape depiction, sky is almost always included in the vista. The Motion Canvases in The Elsewhere Entertainment series act as illusory rolling landscapes. These ever-changing windows, through movement and warping of colour, exploit the rules of depth perception to create a hypnotic arrangement. This rhythmic visual stimulus manipulated by the accompanying fugue-like music creates a forced synesthetic experience, anticipating a powerfully acting trend towards the lowered cortical vigilance of an ecstatic trance state, potentially erasing the viewer’s claim to a singular self-reflecting self — a momentary escape through a virtual portal.