Posts by Jamie Wyld

Both Sides Now: Queer – WATCH NOW – film programme at SPARK Festival

 Both Sides Now: Queer at SPARK Festival – 20-23 October 21 Filmmakers from the UK and Hong Kong explore aspects of LGBTQI+ life, reflecting upon Queer identity, life and creativity. Both Sides Now: Queer features eight short films (available to stream on-demand between 20-23 October during SPARK) and two accompanying panel talks, looking at…

Both Sides Now: Queer at SPARK Festival 21 HK/UK

videoclub and Videotage present Both Sides Now: Queer as part of SPARK Festival 2021, delivered by British Council Hong Kong. Join filmmakers from the UK and Hong Kong to explore aspects of LGBTQI+ life, reflecting upon Queer identity, life and creativity. Both Sides Now: Queer features eight short films (available to stream on-demand between 20-23…

SPARK – Both Sides Now: Queer – Panel discussions

Two panel discussions take place on 22 and 23 October, which complement the Both Sides Now: Queer film programme. Date and time: 22 October at 11am UK (6pm HK) Participants: Rob Crosse (artist, UK)), Nicole Pun (artist, HK), Lucia King (moderator, UK)  Panellists will discuss what sector support is needed and available for LGBTQ+ artists…

Reverberation – Vital Capacities’ latest exhibition

In August 2021, we worked with four artists-in-residence on Vital Capacities, two from South Africa, Siphenathi Mayekiso and Nadine Mckenzie, and two from the UK, …kruse and Rebekah Ubuntu. All four artists were invited to research and explore ideas, and to share them during the residency. Each artist has produced work that resonates with the…

Selected 11 – film and video programme – watch now

 Programme of work: Gaby Sahhar, Truth and Kinship, 2020, 9:26 mins Sam Grant, Final Poetic, 2020, 1:49 mins River Cao, River is My Hometown, 2021, 8:05 mins Aoibheann Greenan, Dingbox, 2020, 5 min Katayoun Jalilipour, Soosk, 2021, 12 mins Roxy Rezvany, Wifi Rider, 2020, 13 mins Further down the page you can watch the films…

Selected 11 – UK Screenings and Exhibition

Selected brings together some of the best work from early career film and video artists from across the UK in a vibrant programme of recent artists’ moving image.  Book a ticket for Fabrica screening on 2 Sept Screening at Fabrica Gallery, Brighton on 2 September at 6:30pm. Tickets are £3. To book a ticket for Fabrica,…

Selected 11 – Meet the artists

Nominated by the artists shortlisted for the Jarman Award 2020, Selected is a collection of diverse, surprising and provocative new film by early career artists from across the UK. Selected 11 includes work by: River Cao, Sam Grant, Aoibheann Greenan, Katayoun Jalilipour, Roxy Rezvany and Gaby Sahhar. Here you can read about each artists in…

UK & South African artists join Vital Capacities for August

For the fifth Vital Capacities‘ residency, we partner with Institute for Creative Arts (Cape Town) and Wysing Art Centre (Cambridge) to work with artists from both South Africa and the UK. From 2 August, artists Siphenati Mayekiso, Nadine Mckenzie, Rebekah Ubuntu and …kruse will join Vital Capacities, to undertake research and develop new work. Working…

Vital Capacities’ artist, Seo Hye Lee interviewed by Lutte Collective

Vital Capacities resident artist, Seo Hye Lee, was interviewed by lutte collective as their featured artist for August. Lee talks about her work as a deaf artist working with sound, and her time during the residency on Vital Capacities. Read the interview here: https://luttecollective.com/ Image: [Sounds of Subtitles] by Seo Hye Lee (2021), commissioned with University of Salford…

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…