Shona Illingworth

01.03.10
Shona Illingworth - Balnakiel APEngine talks to Shona Illingworth about her exhibition Balnakiel, showing at Wolverhampton Art Gallery until 1 May 2010. Balnakiel seems to continue an interest you’ve explored in other work, in people – giving testimony, witness, ‘ordinary’ lives, though it’s a much bigger project – dealing with a community, rather than individuals or small groups… I’m interested in memory as a dynamic and continually changing ...
Sleep Furiously by Gideon Koppel

01.03.10
Sleep Furiously, Gideon Koppel As it’s St David’s Day, today’s featured movie is Sleep Furiously. The feature is set in the fading Welsh rural community of Trefeurig, where director Gideon Koppel spent his childhood years. Shot on 35mm and featuring many stunning time-lapse sequences the film paints a delicate portrait of the changing landscape of of a small farming community. As the extract shows the film ...
Matt Hanson

07.10.09
Matt Hanson APEngine’s Gary Thomas talks to Matt Hanson, founder of onedotzero, author of The End of Celluloid, creator of A Swarm of Angels, and named by Forbes magazine as one of the Ten People Who Could Change the World. You started onedotzero in 1996, but what were you doing before that? I was a film critic, contributing to Dazed and Confused, The Face, The Independent, The Guardian. ...
Mandy McIntosh

07.10.09
Session by Mandy Mcintosh Scottish artist Mandy McIntosh spoke to APEngine about her latest work, Session, a multi-faceted film inspired by Pero’s room in Bristol’s Georgian House. Can you tell us a bit about your background as an artist. I know you work across disciplines – film, animation, craft… How would you describe your practice? I would describe my work as a mobile, its like there’s a core ...
Session by Mandy Macintosh

07.10.09
Session, Mandy Mcintosh Here is an extract from Session, the latest film from Glasgow-based artist Mandy McIntosh, commissioned by Picture This, Bristol. Session considers the mental health of an 18th century slave called Pero who lived and worked in Bristol for his master John Pinney. Pinney’s house is now a museum but Pero’s room is closed to the public and used to store furniture. In the film, ...