Posts by Jamie Wyld

Intertwined – New Exhibition on Vital Capacities from 22 July

Intertwined is our new exhibition on Vital Capacities, presenting new works by resident artists – Seo Hye Lee, Laura Lulika and Linda Stupart. The works have been commissioned in collaboration with our partners: Film London Artists’ Moving Image Network (FLAMIN), Phoenix and University of Salford Art Collection. Intertwined opens on 22 July. See the exhibition now…

Exhibition: In Search of Chemozoa by boredomresearch

In Search of Chemozoa, is a new project by boredomresearch (British artist duo Vicky Isley and Paul Smith). The project is based on their residency at Arizona Cancer Evolution Center (USA) and at Aspex Portsmouth, responding to new therapeutic approaches centred on managing rather than curing cancer. Combining computer animation with film from inside laboratories…

Making of and more: In Search of Chemozoa

Making Chemozoa Here we present boredomresearch‘s Making Chemozoa, which exposes some of the technical animation methods used in the making of In Search of Chemozoa. It also shows ways in which scientific concepts were added to the film, and how they influenced what the film looks like.  Mutate Chemozoa Arizona Cancer Evolution Center have…

Interview with boredomresearch by Lucy Sabin

Vicky Isley (VI) and Paul Smith (PS), aka boredomresearch, interviewed by Lucy Sabin (LS). “You could think of it as cancer in the form of an organism” LS:  As I understand it, this artwork was inspired by the laboratory methods at the Arizona Cancer Evolution Center, specifically their use of ‘model organisms’ for studying adaptations…

Investigate and learn: In Search of Chemozoa (learning resources for children)

As part of the exhibition at Aspex Portsmouth, Aspex commissioned two learning resources to enable children to investigate ideas about In Search of Chemozoa. And support questions about the thoughts it might prompt for younger viewers. Resources can be found on Aspex Portsmouth’s website by clicking here. Inspired by In Search of Chemozoa by boredomresearch,…

In Search of Chemozoa by boredomresearch – online exhibition

videoclub presents boredomresearch’s latest work, In Search of Chemozoa, showing online between 30 June and 31 August 2021. See the exhibition now by clicking here. In Search of Chemozoa, is a new project by boredomresearch (British artist duo Vicky Isley and Paul Smith). The project is based on their residency at Arizona Cancer Evolution Center…

Artists from across UK join Vital Capacities as artists-in-residence

For June 2021’s Vital Capacities’ residency, we are collaborating with Film London Artists’ Moving Image Network (FLAMIN), Phoenix and University of Salford Art Collection. Working with three artists from across the UK, Seo Hye Lee, Laura Lulika and Linda Stupart. Across June, artists will be researching and developing new work, with work commissioned in collaboration…

Vital Capacities – A Train to Utopia Digital Workshop by Tzu-Huan Lin

Digital workshop on Mozilla’s immersive platform Hubs – imagining and building Utopia by Vital Capacities artist, Tzu-Huan Lin   A Train to Utopia is a digital workshop taking place on Mozilla Hubs led by artist, Tzu-Huan Lin. Questionning Utopia’s existence (and if we can create it), the workshop explores ideas related to this unknown but longed…

Interview with Tzu Huan Lin, Vital Capacities resident artist

Jamie Wyld (Vital Capacities’ director): Thanks for being part of the Vital Capacities residency programme! Can you say a little about yourself and your work, perhaps in relation to what you’re thinking about doing during the residency? Hello Jamie, My name is Tzu-Huan Lin, I am a Taiwanese immigrant artist who lives and works in Brooklyn….

Interview wth Katarzyna Perlak, Vital Capacities resident artist

Jamie Wyld (Vital Capacities’ director): Thanks for being part of the Vital Capacities residency programme! Can you say a little about yourself and your work, perhaps in relation to what you are thinking about doing during the residency? My practice engages moving image, performance, sound, installation and textiles and explores the intersection of politics and feelings,…

Interview with Vishal Kumaraswamy, Vital Capacities resident artist

Jamie Wyld (videoclub & Vital Capacities’ director): Thanks for being part of the Vital Capacities residency programme! Can you say a little about yourself and your work? Vishal Kumaraswamy: Hi, my name is Vishal Kumaraswamy I’m a Bangalore based Artist & Filmmaker. Within my practice, I work across AI, text, video, sound and performance and…

New international resident artists on Vital Capacities

Artists’ work from top left, clockwise: Katarzyna Perlak, Vishal Kumaraswamy and Tzu Huan Lin We will be delivering our third residency programme on Vital Capacities – bringing together artists from UK/Poland, India and Taiwan, which will take place throughout May 2021. Artists will be experimenting with ideas, developing new projects and sharing work with audiences….

VisionMix: Loss & Transience 2 – watch films

VisionMix: Loss & Transience 2 film programme Featuring the following work: Ranbir Singh Kaleka, Man with Cockerel, 2004 (5:42 mins) Ranbir Singh Kaleka, Forest, 2007 (11 mins) Avijit Mukul Kishore, The Garden of Forgotten Snow, 2017 (30 mins) Mochu, Wake, 2008 (13:44 mins) Ranu Mukherjee, Home and the World, 2015 (5 mins) Gigi Scaria, No Parallels, 2010 (6:42 mins) Gigi Scaria, Political Realism, 2009…

Vital Capacities in Disability Arts International

Disability Arts International spoke to videoclub and Vital Capacities’ director, Jamie Wyld about the development and inspiration behind Vital Capacities. Read the article in Disability Arts International.