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William Rounce — Accumulation Of Marginal Gains
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Accumulation of Marginal Gains is an animation made up from hundreds of still images of a light tracing its path across the artists studio. The video takes its title from a statement by the Olympic cyclist Sir Chris Hoy when he described the minute incremental decreases of 100th of a second that you would accumuate when continually cycling around a velodrome.

As part of a series of events at Grand Union, Birmingham, ‘Virtual Space/Digital Trace’ brought together work by artists David Raymond Conroy, Ed Atkins, Mark Titchner, Richard Healy, Tim Dixon, Tom Badley and Trisha Baga. This performance can be considered in relation to the following: animation, space and trace.