A Brooks Art Residency Programme

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Big Bend Cowboys

I am very excited to be the first artist taking part in the A Brooks Art Marfa artist residency located in Marfa West Texas USA, taking place in September 2014. During my three-week residency I will be working on a new project: Parallax Shifts: In Search of Imagined Landscapes. The residency will give me the opportunity to engage with the … Read More

The Cinemas Project – The Cinemas

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The Cinemas for The Cinemas project

I have recently started to turn the research I gathered on each of the locations featured in The Cinemas Project  into a historic dossier about each of the cinemas in Bendigo, Morwell, Mildura, Warrnambool, and Geelong. The hope is that in time people with contribute their own memories of these cinemas to the website. So far dossiers on Bendigo and Mildura are available … Read More

Back on the road – Australian cinemas

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Drive-in cinema

I am back on the road in search of spectral spaces of cinema across rural Victoria, Australia between May – July 2014. Australian Cinemas (24 Frames) is a large body of work that is producing a visual typology that indexes the sociological, cultural and historic context of rural cinema in Australia. By photographing what remains of these cinemas (or what has replaced them) I am documenting the … Read More

The Cinemas Project

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The Cinemas Project website

A lot of the research and work investigating the history of cinema in rural Victoria for Australian Cinemas (24 Frames) became the background research and informed the The Cinemas Project: a large-scale project based in Australia commissioned by NETS Victoria, curated by Bridget Crone. The Cinemas Project is a program of major, new contemporary artworks that explore the spaces of cinema in regional Victoria. These … Read More

Launched: Islington’s Lost Cinemas Online Archive

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islingtons lost cinemas website

The first stage of an ambitious cultural heritage website (www.islingtonslostcinemas.com) that charts and celebrates the history of cinemas in Islington has been launched to coincide with Sam Nightingale’s exhibition at A Brooks Art in London. Islington’s Lost Cinemas is a project that unearths, collects, and illuminates the multiple histories and present-day realities of Islington’s cinematic past; and the online archive that Nightingale is developing … Read More