Single-channel SD digital video, 26 mins, w/audio 2007
Commissioned by L.B. Camden to mark the opening of St Pancras International. Featuring music composed by David Lang (and G.F. Handel). Filmed above tunnels and below bridges along the route of HS1, the high speed rail link between the Channel Tunnel and St Pancras. To reflect the historical relationship between London and continental Europe the work references the music of G.F. Handel and includes scenes filmed at Handel House Museum.
A selection from a series produced on road trips made in North America and Europe which began in 1996 and is continuing. Included are images published in Along Some American Highways (2003). All originated on medium-format negative.
An exhibition including a number of especially commissioned works plus additional archival material. A central feature was a series of video works which are available on the parallel website sometrains The commission was part-facilitated by Arts & Heritage Installed at the National Railway Museum, York 2014/2015