Light Change

Höör, 1974


This film of the Chapel in Höör was taken on a clear day as the high summer sun trickled down through the cracks where the roof intentionally fails to meet the wall. Caught between thin steel spines and the glazing’s frame, the sun’s movement is traced on the smeared and projecting mortar joints of the wall via sharp lines of light. Despite the extreme contrast, this day lighting condition swells slowly in brightness and then fades. This transition can be glacial in pace—its subtleties almost imperceptible. Conversely it can vanish instantly, or intermittently flash as the clouds roll past the sun.