Flatpack Festival

12.03.11
Make it New John by Duncan Campbell Flatpack Festival consists of five days of cinematic wonders in various venues spread across Birmingham city. From mobile cinema to bunker installations and shadow shows, this years programme of events looks even greater than previous years. This years programme sees Animate Projects and Flatpack Festival present a screening of experimental film Make It New John, followed by artist Duncan Campbell ...
The Uncle Hans-Peter Party

11.02.11
This Spring, Sprint Festival will be presenting a new expanded version of Let Me Feel Your Finger First’s acclaimed performance of The Uncle Hans-Peter Party.  The event will be held on March 4th at Camden People’s Theatre and on March 25th followed by The Uncle Hans-Peter After Party with a live DJ set from DJ Fill OK. Let Me Feel Your Finger First is a comic ...
Icarus at the Edge of Time

28.06.10
Icarus at the Edge of Time, courtesy of the Southbank Centre Dates: 3 & 4 July | Location: Southbank Centre, London The European Premiere of Icarus at the Edge of Time – a futuristic reimagining of the classic Greek myth set in outer space, based on a stunning book by the world-renowned physicist Brian Greene. The performance includes a cutting-edge film by the Liverpool Arts Prize winning artists ...
The Artist Is Present

08.06.10
The Artist Is Present, Marina Abramović, 2010. This week APEngine has enjoyed scrolling through the online portraits recording Marina Abramović‘s latest performance for the Museum of Modern Art in New York. For her exhibition Marina Abramović: The Artist Is Present, the MoMA’s first performance retrospective, Abramović performed every day the museum was open between 14 March and 31 May, in her longest performance to date. Visitors ...
The Passion of Joan of Arc

14.04.10
The Passion of Joan of Arc, Carl Theodor Dreyer Adrian Utley (Portishead) and Will Gregory (Goldfrapp) are to collaborate on a new score for Carl Theodor Dreyer’s classic 1928 film The Passion Of Joan Of Arc. The film will be screened at Bristol’s Colston Hall on May 7, accompanied by a live premiere performance of the new score. Charles Hazlewood will conduct an eclectic group, including Utley and Gregory, consisting of ...
The Bridegroom Stripped Bare, Alexander McQueen

22.02.10
The Bridegroom Stripped Bare, Alexander McQueen The Bridegroom Stripped Bare offers a delightful and rare glimpse of Alexander McQueen performing a design metamorphosis. The bridegroom is transfigured into the bride in a whirlwind of gaffer tape, glitter and gloss paint. The finale piece to a series of transformations that happened at SHOWStudio in July 2002, the performance was originally broadcast live via webcam. I saw this ...
Peter Burr on Cartune Xprez

20.11.09
Hooliganship at Cartune Xprez APEngine talks to Peter Burr about the Cartune Xprez roadshow. What is Cartune Xprez? We’re an experimental animation project from Portland, Oregon. We organise screenings, exhibitions, publications, performance events and whatever combinations we can weave together around a youthful cartoon spirit. It started about four years ago in Pittsburgh with me, Christopher Doulgeris, and Cassandra C Jones. We were collaborating on a cartoon performance ...