Ajay Hothi on Alan Clarke’s Elephant

13.12.09
Elephant, Alan Clarke There is a remarkable cadence to Alan Clarke’s Elephant (1989) that makes it difficult to define as a television drama, extended short, short-form feature or artist’s moving image piece. In differing contexts it could be read alongside films such as Culloden, Partie de Campagne or Meshes of the Afternoon. The film, a circle of violence, near silent with no thematic context provided, other ...
Duncan Campbell at the Chisenhale Gallery

10.11.09
John (working title), Duncan Campbell Dates: 13 November – 20 December 2009 | Location: Chisenhale Gallery, London For his first solo public exhibition in London, Chisenhale Gallery premieres a new film by Glasgow-based artist Duncan Campbell co-commissioned by Chisenhale Gallery, Film and Video Umbrella and Tramway, Glasgow. Combining archive news material with newly-filmed footage, the film looks back over the history of the failed Belfast-based car plant set ...