Martha Jurksaitis

17.11.10
Red Shift, Gunvor Nelson We spoke to Martha Jurksaitis, Deputy Programme Manager of the Leeds International Film Festival (LIFF) and founder of independent experimental film organisation, Cherry Kino. The Cherry Kino programme at LIFF continues this week with a selection of wonderful shorts, including Sarah Turner’s Perestroika on Friday 19th, Guvnor Nelson’s Red Shift on Saturday 20th and a Warren Sonbert retrospective on Sunday 21st. How did Cherry Kino come about? Back in 2007, inspired ...
Cherry Kino presents wondermental at Leeds International Film Festival

10.11.10
Dates: 4-21 November | Location: Leeds International Film Festival The experimental film strand of the Leeds IFF is curated and organised by Cherry Kino, a film organisation specialising in ‘wondermental’ cinema – films that fill you with, and make you, wonder! The programme welcomes works from film history by Gunvor Nelson, Warren Sonbert and David Larcher (Mare’s Tail) alongside screenings of contemporary short works from a multitude of artists/filmmakers ...
Cultural Olympiad commissions announced

29.10.09
Alfie Dennen and Paula Le Dieu The 12 Artists Taking The Lead commissions – worth up to £500,000 – have been announced and ,against the odds, there are some exciting prospects. FACT in Liverpool will be working with New York based British artists Anthony McCall, who will create Projected Column, a slender, sinuous, spinning column of cloud rising into the sky from the surface of the ...