Fyke Tide

We had a wonderful time debuting Fyke Tide, a collaborative installation with Caroline Losneck as part of the 2013 Camden International Film Festival (CIFF). The installation is a little glimpse into our work documenting the 2013 elver eel fishing season in Maine. We installed a three-room fyke net portal into the rivers of Southern Maine. Using audio interviews with eel fishermen, and natural sounds from the woods and river banks, we assembled hundreds of pounds of nets (with the amazing assistance of Christopher Byron and Zack Barowitz), enclosed with found foliage, and added multiple projections from the project to create a cozy and mysterious world within an otherwise raucous party. We’re hoping to build on the momentum from the event to do larger installations in Maine and other US markets.