Let Us Turn is Simon Mill's response to Walt Whitman's poem "Song of Myself, 32," which begins "I think I could turn and live with the animals..." On the artwork website, Mill's poem is read aloud while video clips are randomly selected to illustrate it.
A response to Walt Whitman's poem from Leaves of Grass, I think I could turn and live with the animals
An exploration of fear and sublimity when the subject experiences the organic as profoundly other
A reaction to the concept of nature in a technologised landscape
An experiment with spontaneous meaning-making using the random juxtaposition of image and word
This piece is regenerated on each viewing by using Actionscript programming to randomly display sections of movieclips.