Artists’ moving image event, curated by Stuart Moore and Kayla Parker on behalf of ICCI (Innovation for the Creative and Cultural Industries) with Plymouth University; part of Maritime Mix – London 2012 Cultural Olympiad by the Sea programme, Weymouth (10 and 11 August 2012)
Image: Engine Angelic by Katerina Athanasopoulou (2010); a Rough Machine commission for APEngine, Animate Projects’ online space for debate and discussion across a range of moving image practice from a range of perspectives. Continue reading
Welcome to the Treasuredome
Artists’ moving image festival
Curated by Stuart Moore and Kayla Parker
Friday 10 and Saturday 11 August 2012
The two-day event features exciting, beautiful films and sonic art made by UK-based artists, and features Borders, Unto the Edges, a performance by internationally acclaimed artist Scanner on Friday evening. Other wonders of the Treasuredome include a special programme of experimental animation from Animate Projects, and a selection from Kerry Baldry’s artists’ touring film initiative, One Minute. Plus moving image artworks created for surround cinema, and evening VJ and music performances.
Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult.
I introduced the screening of Patrick Keiller’s third film featuring the itinerant scholar Robinson, for Peninsula Arts, at Jill Craigie Cinema, Plymouth University:
“In conversation at Watershed in Bristol earlier this year, Patrick Keiller described how he set out with a camera to find answers to some questions about moving image and the history of settlement in the British landscape. That expedition became the film you’re about to see: an investigation into notions of dwelling, of belonging to the landscape, and an exploration of land ownership in Britain.
Keiller says he wanted to find out why people are so interested in looking at landscape, and asks: Why do people love looking at a beautiful view? And, to whom does the land belong?