The Myth of Tantalus combines animation, live action, and a narrative soundtrack provided via hotline to tell the story of Tantalus and the highly sought after chemical element that is his contemporary namesake. The story is recalled by two humans from earth born in the 1940s.
To hear the sound, call 877-578-8243.
In 2016, this interactive video was on view as part of the group show Wish You Were Hereat Urban Arts Space in Columbus, Ohio, where Isla was also part of a panel discussion with Ken Rinaldo and Amy Youngs called "“Techno Art: The Production of Desire."
In 2019, the work was also part of the Femmebit group show at Civic Center Studios in Los Angeles, California.