When galleries show film & video by Angela Kingston

04.05.10
Long Film for Four Projectors, Anthony McCall, photo by Henry Graber, courtesy of Sean Kelly Gallery Angela Kingston (with a lot of help from Jennet Thomas and Paul Tarragó) runs through the bad and the good. Brickbats The video’s not working. It’s not working and you’ve told the invigilator, and they say they can’t do anything about it and can you come back and you can’t because you live ...
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 ...
The Eye of God by Angela Kingston

23.12.09
The Last 3600 Seconds of Wasp, Zatorski & Zatorski, image courtesy of the artists Angela Kingston considers God and the importance of seeing small things. I’m now an atheist, but I’m nostalgic about one thing in particular from my Sunday School. On the wall, mounted in a frame, were the words: God sees the sparrow fall. Meaning that, no matter how insignificant something might seem to be, ...
Angela Kingston: Animation Breakdown – Jordan Baseman’s Nasty Piece of Stuff, and the mind ‘giving way’

09.10.09
Nasty Piece of Stuff, images courtesy of Jordan Baseman We’ve traditionally thought of animation in terms of drawings or models that, frame-by-frame, have been made to seem to move. However, animation now includes ‘normal’, real-time films that have been intensively worked with rapid edits and cuts, repeats and reversals, speedings-up and slowings-down, collage effects and digital manipulations. And also instances in which the frames of a ...