Video Works

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    Candy Darling (excerpt)

    Excerpt from Candy Darling • full crediting details are at www.candydarling.be
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ArtworkVol. 2Candy Darling (excerpt)

Candy Darling (excerpt)

Excerpt from Candy Darling • full crediting details are at www.candydarling.be

Silvia Defrance

This excerpt from Defrance’s short feature Candy Darling takes inside part of the psychological world that Steve Shagollan of Variety magazine called a Freudian Alice in Wonderland for adults with an ominous landscape. Its quirkiness and idiosyncratic vision move beyond received narratives of sex, trauma and consequences to ask visual questions about the nature of what remains in our psyches, our mirrors, our bathroom sinks and on our hands after encounter and survival.

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ArtworkVol. 1Eating Pipe

Eating Pipe

A work in sound • artist: Mikael Eriksson

Mikael Eriksson

In Eating Pipe, Mikael Eriksson creates transformations from speech to screams to animals to guts. Attempting to inject piss and shit and spunk into the world of digital sounds, he brings a strange sense of fun, while pursuing his own sense of the beautiful. The still images, from a recent gastroscopy, explore Eriksson’s own recent medical explorations of mysterious pains – apparently, all was as it should have been.

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    Making Glass; Glass

    A video essay and video art • Kayla Parker (artist, performer, animator), Stuart Moore (camera and edit on Making Glass, sound on Glass), Sundog Media (Producer)
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ArtworkVol. 2Making Glass; Glass

Making Glass; Glass

A video essay and video art • Kayla Parker (artist, performer, animator), Stuart Moore (camera and edit on Making Glass, sound on Glass), Sundog Media (Producer)

Kayla Parker & Stuart Moore

In this practice-led exploration of modalities of écriture féminine, I map the shifting subjectivities generated by Glass, a stop-motion animation that performs femininity through close examination and play with glass fragments found among the briny debris of an urban beach.

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    Music for Flesh II

    A digital-visceral performance • artist: Marco Donnarumma
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ArtworkVol. 1Music for Flesh II

Music for Flesh II

A digital-visceral performance • artist: Marco Donnarumma

Marco Donnarumma

Music for Flesh II is an interactive performance for enhanced body, based on the biophysical music system Xth Sense, developed by the author and performer, artist Marco Donnarumma. This interface, and the performer, have an unusually liquid and sensual manner with one another.

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    The Opposite of Trauma (The Skin Walks)

    Documentation of performance for public space • Yvon Bonenfant (artistic director) and the Galloping Cuckoos (performers)
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ArtworkVol. 2The Opposite of Trauma (The Skin Walks)

The Opposite of Trauma (The Skin Walks)

Documentation of performance for public space • Yvon Bonenfant (artistic director) and the Galloping Cuckoos (performers)

Yvon Bonenfant

Bonenfant directed a process during which the ensemble Galloping Cuckoos explored a range of skin sensations associated with attempted ex-traumatic states and then translated these into postures and ‘walks’. These were then walked through three cities: Paris, London and Cardiff, suggesting other ways of somatic being to passersby, sometimes almost invisibly.

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    Room with a View

    A video essay and video art • by Iris Garrelfs with responses by Harold Offey
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ArtworkVol. 2Room with a View (abridged version)

Room with a View

A video essay and video art • by Iris Garrelfs with responses by Harold Offey

Iris Garrelfs

Room With A View is a kind of film made by Iris Garrelfs as part of an Urbania Collective residency at Park-a-moor in the Lake District, 2008. Made possible by Grizedale Art, with Harold Offeh responding to internal and external spaces. A whimsical meditation on expansive vision and the interplay between inner and outer spaces, where a prosaic compost toilet gives an in to the quiet small experiences that surround and suffuse us.

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    Scenes in a Mirror (Extract)

    A collaborative work of videodance • Bill Hopkinson (director), with Laura Haughey (performer-creator) and Alan Martin (performer-creator)
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ArtworkVol. 2Scenes in a Mirror (extract)

Scenes in a Mirror (Extract)

A collaborative work of videodance • Bill Hopkinson (director), with Laura Haughey (performer-creator) and Alan Martin (performer-creator)

Bill Hopkinson, Laura Haughey & Alan Martin

This short dance theatre film stages fracture and reconciliation in relationship. Exploring representations of ability and disability, it is an experiment in integrated practice and equal collaboration, where the dancers choreographed and operated the cameras. It challenges us to think differently about ability, relationship and pleasure.

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    The Sonification of Morecambe Bay

    An audiovisual work • artist: Neil Boynton
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ArtworkVol. 2The Sonification of Morecambe Bay

The Sonification of Morecambe Bay

An audiovisual work • artist: Neil Boynton

Neil Boynton

The Sonification of Morecambe Bay is a video about observation; about how, using time-lapse photography, durational events in the environment can be brought within the limits of our perception. Weather data captured concurrently with the images control elements of the soundtrack. An altered and heightened engagement with time and landscape.

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    Sounds & Visions: Dreaming the Silence as an Un-trance-lated Performance

    An audiovisual essay • artists: Helen Newall and Karen Lauke
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ArtworkVol. 2Sounds & Visions: Dreaming the Silence as an Un-trance-lated Performance

Sounds & Visions: Dreaming the Silence as an Un-trance-lated Performance

An audiovisual essay • artists: Helen Newall and Karen Lauke

Helen Newall & Karen Lauke

This short video essay is a hybrid form fusing critical and creative heuristic responses to hearing loss and tinnitus. The sounds are created out of a palette of described tinnitus noise; the visions are representative of synaesthetic response to sound, and the text charts a journey through all of these, throwing up interesting psychophysical and aesthetic questions about ‘ideal’ life experience.

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    Undeleted: Emails from the Weyburn Project

    A work in video • artist: Kathleen Irwin, using anonymised communication from the public
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ArtworkVol. 2Undeleted: Emails from The Weyburn Project

Undeleted: Emails from the Weyburn Project

A work in video • artist: Kathleen Irwin, using anonymised communication from the public

Kathleen Irwin

After acting as producer, co-maker and scenographer on a site-derived performance work in an abandoned mental hospital, Irwin received a number of emails that problematized its history, and shed light on human engagement with this site – a site interwoven with so many intimate narratives that explore the space between mental health, the ‘state’, authority and the personal. After time moves on, after ‘healing’, if it comes, what might be next?