The three film pieces exhibited were exhibited online in the group exhibition Nineteen Forty - 2022 by In Transit from April - Match 2022 following a remote artist residency. I developed the pieces from audio-visual experiments I undertook during the residency using both personal and public archival materials. The works played a therapeutic process, in which I explored the trauma of patienthood and aspects of my own embodiment, whilst preparing for an upcoming neurosurgery. As a sick and disabled artist with an interest in medical humanities, my work often focuses on illness, hospitalisation and medical trauma. Following the last two years, this area of artistic research has greater contemporary relevance as illness and hospitalisation have become far more commonplace experiences during the Covid-19 pandemic. 

During the In Transit residency I posted works-in-progress to an online artist studio.

Does it feel like an elephant is sitting on your chest? (2022)
Charlie Fitz
Single channel video 
1 minute 45 seconds
Courtesy the artist.
Music and archival footage by Oscar Vinter
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Will I feel better tomorrow? (2022)
Charlie Fitz
Single channel video
2 minutes 25 seconds
Courtesy the artist.
Music and archival footage by Oscar Vinter
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An extraordinary lightness (2022)
Charlie Fitz
Single channel video
3 minutes 22 seconds
Courtesy the artist. 
Music and archival footage by Oscar Vinter
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