Events category

Tracing the Contours: Portraiture and Place in Contemporary Animation 1 at NPG London

Thursday 9 March 2006 19:00

Following 2004’s pioneering season Animated: Moving Portraits of the Self and Other at the National Portrait Gallery, London, animate! contributes a new three-part series to the Gallery’s 150th anniversary year, exploring portraiture and the dynamic medium of contemporary animation.

The primary focus of this season is the fascinating relationship between portraiture and [...]

animate! Extending the Image across the UK

February - March 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, [...]

Latest animate! tv Films at Animex Teesside

7, 9 & 10 February 2006

All of the latest animate! tv commissions play at three venues during this year’s Animex International Festival of Animation & Computer Games on Teeside. Six exciting new works take startling graphic journeys, reveal unsettling undercurrents and discover dazzling digital domains.

The animate! tv programme presents Carolina Melis & Susanne Flender’s As [...]

animate! at PSP Born Free V&A Museum London

Friday 27 January 2006 18.30-22.00

Born Free is a special V&A Friday Late interactive exchange showcasing British art and design in partnership with PlayStation Portable.

Bring your own PSP or try one for the night. Download special material including the animate! All-Stars Mash-Up devised by Fay Milton of Buzzard Buzzard for the recent Halloween Short Film Festival [...]

Flight at Chisenhale Gallery London

25 January - 12 March 2006

Dryden Goodwin’s Flight is an installation of inter-related elements including live action film, animated intervention, a multi-layered soundtrack alongside hundreds of small-scale pen and ink drawings, which also form the animation within the film.

Flight places the viewer at the centre of the action, through the eyes of an artist fugitive, [...]

Tale of Tales at Curzon Soho London

Thursday 19 January 2006 18.00

Twice voted best animated film of all time. The inspiration for Michel Gondry’s Human Behaviour music video which launched Bjork’s career. Analysed in The Guardian by Booker Prize-winning novelist AS Byatt. Now Yuri Norstein’s short film Tale of Tales is the subject of an entire book written by Clare Kitson, ex-Commissioning [...]

animate! Remix at Halloween Festival London

Sunday 8 January 2006 14:00

animate! Remix
Visual remixers Buzzard Buzzard confront the first decade of animate! commissions to celebrate animate!’s 15 year anniversary. Animation is so much more than just, er, animation, and here’s proof as Buzzard Buzzard showcase a brain-spinning sound and vision remix of a special selection of the 78 films made with Arts [...]

animate! tv: 6 Premieres on Channel 4

Tuesday 6 December 2005 24:10am

Six new animate! films receive their premiere broadcast in animate! tv on 6 December on Channel 4, starting at ten past midnight (ie 00:10 on Wednesday morning).

Commissioned in 2004, they are Carolina Melis & Susanne Flender’s As the Crow Flies, Damian Gascoigne’s Careful, Dryden Goodwin’s Flight, Run Wrake’s Rabbit, Katerina [...]

The Animators at Spacex Gallery Exeter

17 December 2005 - 25 February 2006

An exhibition featuring seven UK artists who make a variety of different kinds of artworks, including paintings, photographs, sculptures and live events. What they have in common is that they all make animations, and this Spacex reduced version of the Angel Row Gallery The Animators exhibition focuses on [...]

The Animators at Angel Row Gallery Nottingham

3 December 2005 - 4 February 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 [...]