Laurie Hill

15.09.09
Laurie Hill APEngine spoke with Laurie Hill about his moving image work, including his award-winning film Photograph of Jesus, which explores the archive of Getty Images. Laurie Hill is a London-based artist. He studied Art at Chelsea College of Art and Design, London, and Animation at the Royal College of Art, London. Laurie was selected for Bloomberg New Contemporaries in 2007. In 2008, he was a Finalist ...
Photograph of Jesus by Laurie Hill

15.09.09
Photograph of Jesus, image courtesy of Getty Images Photograph of Jesus is Laurie Hill’s response to a challenge set by Getty Images, who invited filmmakers to create a piece utilising images from their Hulton Archive. Rather than set a rigid brief, the challenge offered key words and phrases as prompters to guide the filmmakers’ creativity. Examples of these prompters included ‘discover our past,’ ‘images that shape ...