Seven and a Half Hours of Sleep 1999

“Seven and a Half Hours of Sleep” 1999 from daniella dooling on Vimeo.

camera and editing by Les LeVeque

(30 second excerpt) Total running time 5:00 minutes Black and White, Silent

Seven and a Half Hours of Sleep is an unedited document of Dooling sleeping for an actual 7 ½ hours. Shot with an old black and white tube surveillance camera in the process of failing, the camera captured one frame every couple of seconds, creating a twitchy and restless vision of sleep.