Live cinema.

Sherwin, Guy K. ORCID logoORCID: and Loo, Lynn (2008) Live cinema. [Film/Video]


The research develops work made by the artist (in collaboration with UK/Singapore artist/performer Lynn Loo MA) into the use of analogue cine-film as material for live performance. As such it challenges the popular perception of film as single channel form for passive consumption and builds on the ‘expanded cinema’ works of artists such as LeGrice and Conrad (Tate Modern conference 2009).
The content of the work develops, in live form, works made for the artists dvd/book production ‘Optical Sound Films 1971-2007’ LUX 2007.
Multi-projector works were tested in live performance situations that enlisted the help of locally based musicians to interact with the artists’ work. One example is the performance of ‘Vowels & Consonants’ (6x16mm projectors c/w optical sound) at Institute of Modern Art Brisbane accompanied by Brisbane based musicians, voice artist PotatoMasta and sound artist Joel Stern.

Item Type: Film/Video
Additional Information: Venues included on the tour, which also included retrospective programmes of Sherwin’s work, were Horse Bazaar, Intermission and ACMI (Australian Centre for Moving Image) in Melbourne, GOMA (Gallery of Modern Art) and IMA (Institute of Modern Art) in Brisbane, New Zealand Film Archive in Wellington.
The work was reviewed in ‘The Age’ (Melbourne Newspaper) and ABC National Radio. Also included in the tour were workshops that developed ideas of optical sound in analogue film. These were held at RMIT University Melbourne, Griffith University Brisbane and New Zealand Film Archive Wellington.
Research Areas: A. > School of Art and Design > Visual Arts
Item ID: 6173
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Depositing User: Repository team
Date Deposited: 30 Jun 2010 07:48
Last Modified: 09 Feb 2022 10:13

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