Call for applications: The Great North Run

28.05.10
Parade, Vicki Bennett Applications are now open for the 2011 Great North Run Moving Image Commission, which will award an artist and/or filmmaker £30,000 to create a new moving image work in response to the world’s largest half-marathon that takes place in the North East. The work will be presented as part of the following year’s programme with an extract screened on the BBC as part of ...
Rick Prelinger

13.05.10
Rick Prelinger in the Prelinger Library, photo by Cory Doctorow APEngine caught up with Rick Prelinger, Archivist, Writer, Filmmaker and Founder of the Prelinger Archives at AV Festival 10 to talk about archives, home movies and iPhone apps. I recently saw online a screening of your collage film Lost Landscapes of San Francisco where you were asking the audience to respond to the footage – is ...
Craig Baldwin

03.05.10
Mock Up On Mu, Craig Baldwin APEngine asked auteur filmmaker Craig Baldwin about Cold War Paranoia in the underground after the UK premiere of his latest feature film Mock Up On Mu at the AV Festival. Is this your first trip to Newcastle for the AV Festival? Well, as a matter of fact I’ve been to the UK four or five times. About five years ago I was ...
Great North Run Moving Image Commission 2010 announced

09.10.09
Parade, Vicki Bennett The Great North Run Moving Image Commission for 2010 has been awarded to Claire Leona Apps. The commission offers £30,000 to make a work in response to the Great North Run, a half marathon that takes place annually in  the North East of England. Previous winners include Jane and Louise Wilson, Suky Best, Iain Forsyth & Jane Pollard and this year’s commissionee Vicki ...
Vicki Bennett/People Like Us

09.09.09
Vicki Bennett APEngine spoke with Vicki Bennett otherwise known as People Like Us about her work, including her recent commission for The Great North Run. Since 1991 British artist Vicki Bennett has been an influential figure in the field of audio visual collage, through her innovative sampling, appropriating and cutting up of found footage and archives. Using collage as her main form of expression, she creates audio ...
Work, Rest & Play by Vicki Bennett

09.09.09
Work, Rest & Play, image courtesy of Vicki Bennett Commissioned by Lovebytes in collaboration with Sheffield Galleries & Museums Trust, Vicki Bennett’s Work, Rest & Play is a captivating video triptych exploring the themes of labour and leisure, industriousness and stillness. The film has been carefully constructed using industrial and documentary film footage from 1940-1975 to follow the endless chug of the conveyor belt of life. Formatted ...