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Off-Season, 2019, video still, 21 minutes, HD single-channel video

Lisa Theriault: Off-Season

Off-Season, 2019, video still, 21 minutes, HD single-channel video
Off-Season is a 21-minute video, completed in 2019, that reflects on Prince Edward Island’s tourism industry. The footage cycles through views of tourist destinations across the island in the off-season, including closed shops, restaurants, booths, amusement parks, campgrounds, beaches, and entertainment venues. Subtle visible movements of the once bustling locations reveal signs of fall and winter, while cheerful signage and advertisements seem misplaced with few people around to witness them. The audio was recorded at the same sites at the height of summer tourist season, producing a contrast that reveals the transitory nature of our experience of place.

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