Mike Rollo’s work explores alternative approaches to documentary cinema — methods which thematize vanishing cultures and transitional spaces through references to memory, history, religion, and autobiography.
“Everlasting and powerful is the theatre of life, without substance, but forever in motion, forever doing battle with death.”
- Hermann Hesse
How doth the city sit solitary, That was full of people! How is she become as a widow! She that was great among the nations. Behold, Oh Lord; for I am in distress: My bowels are troubled; Mine heart is turned within me; For I have grievously revelled; Abroad the sword bereaveth, At home, there is as death.
Long before the internet, there was shortwave.
Tales of technology, military strategy, personal connections,
and strange sounds coming from household appliances.