THE MAB FILM EXERCISE

28.03.11
Film Still: Malcolm Le Grice, Castle 1 (1966) THE MAB FILM EXERCISE is a monthly programme of screenings and discussion that explores the social or political timeliness in curatorial approaches to artists’ film and video, as well as the diverse potential in approaches to the form. It began in December 2009. Each month guest curators working nationally to present are invited to discuss a programme, ...
The MAB Film Exercise

02.12.10
MOHB, Mikko Canini, 2008 Next up in this monthly event that sees screenings and discussion around artists’ moving image, An excess in structure will feature the work of Mikko Canini, Tony Conrad, Nick Laessing and Stephen Sutcliffe. Curated by Bridget Crone for Media Art Bath, structure will be exercised here as an operation (mechanical, for example) rather than being connected to narrative or representation. The event will explore ...
The MAB Film Exercise: Figures of speech

07.11.10
Cecilia Bonilla, Horse Riding (2008) Date: Thursday 11 November, 6.30pm | Location: Arnolfini, Bristol Adelaide Bannerman, curator and Programme Director of the International Curators Forum, presents the work of Charles Atlas and Cecilia Bonilla at this month’s MAB Film Exercise. Continuing her interest in choreographed movements in private and public space, Adelaide Bannerman presents works that (dis) orientate the narrativising modes of documentary and fiction. The programme ...
Hold Me Tight/Holding On Forever

22.10.10
Tommy Hartung, The Ascent of Man, 2009: Video still. Courtesy of Stellar Rays Date: Thursday 28 October, 6.30pm | Location: Arnolfini, 16 Narrow Quay, Bristol, BS1 4QA The MAB Film Exercise this month is curated by Al Cameron, film and music programmer at Arnolfini. His programme, Hold Me Tight/Holding On Forever, includes work by Tommy Hartung, Daniel Lopatin (Oneohtrix PointNever), Michael Robinson and Jordan Wolfson. Recomposing mass entertainment into new quests towards ...
Maryam Jafri by Bridget Crone

17.07.10
Maryam Jafri, Death With Friends (work in progress), production still, image courtesy of the artist Maryam Jafri is an artist based in New York City and Copenhagen. Her work, Death With Friends was the subject of a lecture that the artist gave as part of the Media Art Bath programme, A theatre to address: a festival of textual form – concrete, material, scripted and performed, at ...
A Theatre to Address

03.06.10
Death With Friends, Maryam Jafri, 2010. Text and art junkies in the South West are in for a treat this weekend as Bristol’s Arnolfini plays host to an exciting festival of contemporary art and performance organised in collaboration with Media Art Bath. Billed as ‘A Festival of Textual Form – Concrete, Material, Scripted, Performed’ the event will explore the work of artists using text in visual and ...