Contemplating a stone vault cooled by blocks of ice or the hand-stitching of a massive tome or the frying of a local delicacy, Beavers considers human activities without dwelling on human protagonists.
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Launching off from a block of ice, Beavers sets about documenting the transformation of organic matter (solids to liquids to gases) with another form of organic matter (celluloid). This very act of creating cinema is reflexive of the book binding process (cinema as documentation) and juxtaposed against the pig blood crepe (cinema as consumption).