The Personal Profile Project: Ben Rivers and Charlotte Ginsborg

25.02.10
Jack Stephenson by Ben Rivers We are pleased to be able to present Husne Tekagac by Charlotte Ginsborg and Jack Stephenson by Ben Rivers, part of the 12 films made for The Personal Profile Project series by Project Art Works. Project Artworks is a creative intervention in the transition of young people with complex needs from children’s to adult services. ‘Project Art Works proposed that a short ...
When artists are put to purpose by Angela Kingston

25.02.10
Anisa Mayet by Charlotte Ginsborg The meaning, value and purpose of art cannot consciously be determined: these come as after-effects, and can only be understood once the artwork has been made. We learn all this as a habit of mind at art school, and it’s one aspect of our understanding of the term ‘independent’, as applied to artist-filmmakers. True artists’ films are self-initiated, and free from ...
Lumen Eclipse

24.02.10
lumeneclipse.com Lumen Eclipse is an online gallery space for artists who work with the moving image, where the works are both exhibited online and are shown on video screens in Harvard Square in Cambridge, Massachusetts. In their archive, you can find over 250 films that they’ve featured since 2005, such as solo shows by artists including Nagi Noda, Barry Doupé and Bill Domonkos and group shows ...
An exclamation: Sergei Paradjanov by Ajay Hothi

22.02.10
The Colour of Pomegranates, Sergei Paradjanov Paradjanov! Flamboyant non-conformist! Anarchic filmmaker; a thorn in the side and a spit in the face of Soviet Russia! Three times imprisoned, who spent five years in a labour camp! Who was lobbied on behalf of by Tarkovsky, Yves Saint Laurent, Francoise Sagan, Godard, Truffaut, Fellini, Bertolucci, Marcello Mastroianni, Antonioni and John Updike! Paradjanov’s Soviet Union is an exclamated sense of ...
Competition: Sergei Paradjanov at the BFI

22.02.10
Shadows of Our Forgotten Ancestors, Sergei Paradjanov Dates: 1-15 March | Location: BFI Southbank, London The BFI introduce the nearest-to-complete survey yet of the work of the late Georgian/Armenian film director and artist Sergei Paradjanov (1929–1990), whose work makes him one of the most visionary directors of all time. In the influential Shadows of Our Forgotten Ancestors (1964), Colour of Pomegranates (1968) and Ashik Kerib (1988), films ...
The Bridegroom Stripped Bare, Alexander McQueen

22.02.10
The Bridegroom Stripped Bare, Alexander McQueen The Bridegroom Stripped Bare offers a delightful and rare glimpse of Alexander McQueen performing a design metamorphosis. The bridegroom is transfigured into the bride in a whirlwind of gaffer tape, glitter and gloss paint. The finale piece to a series of transformations that happened at SHOWStudio in July 2002, the performance was originally broadcast live via webcam. I saw this ...
Birds Eye View Film Festival

21.02.10
Birds Eye View Film Festival 2010 Dates: 4 – 12 March | Location: BFI Southbank, ICA and Barbican Birds Eye View is back for its 6th annual Film Festival of celebrating, championing and showcasing women filmmakers. ‘Nine jam packed days, 8 inspired features, 7 penetrating documentaries, 21 visionary shorts, 22 retro movies starring iconic blondes, cutting-edge fashion and music films plus BEV’s already-famous commissions of new scores by ...