Archive for May 2006

Iain Sinclair on Portaiture in Contemporary Animation

The following transcript is taken from animate!’s three-part series of screening & discussion evenings in Spring 2006 at the National Portrait Gallery, London, entitled Tracing the Contours: Portraiture and Place in Contemporary Animation, investigating the unique way in which animation, the manipulated moving image, can amplify notions of portraiture.

The second evening Route Masters: Portraits in [...]

animate! Extending the Image in Scotland and Wales

May 2006

A special programme of recent commissions from the animate! project, venturing into fresh narrative territories and visual forms way beyond the frame-by-frame confines of conventional animation.

In each of the ten films in Extending the Image : animate! 02-05 the artist breaks the rules and the exhilaration is compelling:

13 by Simon Faithfull, Dad’s Dead [...]

The Animators at Ferens Art Gallery Hull

13 May 2006 - 2 July 2006

An exhibition illustrating what it means when fine art - usually the stillest of all the art forms - begins to move. The animations of seven UK artists are on show alongside the other kinds of artworks they make - paintings, photographs, sculptures and live events.

The artists represented are [...]