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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 ‘Virtual Space/Digital Trace’ at Grand Union, Birmingham this performance was presented in context with: animation, space and trace alongside works by the following artists: David Raymond Conroy, Ed Atkins, Mark Titchner, Richard Healy, Tim Dixon, Tom Badley and Trisha Baga.