Phil Collins: Marxism today

04.02.11
There would not have been a more fitting way to mark the end of an era for the BFI gallery than its latest and last ever exhibition. Going out with a bang, the BFI Gallery last night opened its doors for the private view of the exhibition Phil Collins: Marxism Today. Packed out with many people who were appreciating the great work installed this time ...
Print the Legend by Ajay RS Hothi

05.10.10
American Night, Julian Rosefeldt, image courtesy of the BFI Gallery As American Night by the German artist Julian Rosefeldt replaces John Akomfrah’s ravishing Mnemosyne at the BFI Gallery; and as the Hayward Gallery prepare for Isaac Julien’s ambitious nine-screen installation Ten Thousand Waves (which itself, has travelled the world already) and as we lie in the wake of one of the most successful films of the year thus ...
Phantoms of Nabua at the BFI

10.05.10
Phantoms of Nabua, Apichatpong Weerasethakul, photograph by Chaisiri Jiwarangsan © Kick the Machine Films Dates: 14 May – 4 July | Location: BFI Gallery, London This is the first London solo exhibition by Apichatpong Weerasethakul, a distinctive artist and filmmaker who creates work for both cinema and gallery exhibition. A regular of the Cannes Film festival, and a nominee for the 2010 Hugo Boss Prize, ...
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 ...