workshop 27 April 2009 – Louise’s notes

TLC workshop Monday 27 April 2009 – Working towards a re-creation of Guy Sherwin’s Man with Mirror. Chronology 10.35 am Lucas collects Louise from Central. 10.45 am arrive Petersham. Discussed contribution of new iteration given Guy is still performing this work – discussed the value of ‘slips’ in our iteration, and the significance of transmission […]

Tues 10 Feb (Wo)man With Mirror, notes from Louise

The discussion had two starters. One was the Val conversation re-cap which appears below. Secondly, Lucas discovered the curious picture plane fracture that the mirror introduces in the photos taken in the garden in our last meeting. The mirror appears in each photo of the measuring-up images. It is striking only in one where the […]

(Wo)man With Mirror – notes from Sat, by Louise

Yesterday we started to prep ourselves to actually shoot the work. We looked very closely at the preview material – Lux preview tape, Lyn’s documentation on YouTube, the rough ‘telecine’ we made up in Brisbane from Guy’s actual film strip literally minutes before he used it for his performance. We also found part of the […]

re-enacting guy’s man with mirror (1976)

Thoughts in haste from today: 1. An important aspect of Guy’s method and point of connection for Curham seems to be open curiosity; discovering through doing; at outset don’t know outcome; finding/discovering work/image with camera in hand. Railings for example seems a study of what will happen if? The if is printing the image which […]

Waiting To Turn Into Puzzles – film & music Wed 25 June 2008

An evening of music and film presented by Ensemble Offspring, Wed 25 June 2008 at the Chauvel, Paddington. Waiting To Turn Into Puzzles is a new super 8 film work by Louise Curham featuring hand processed and hand-made film. Frames from the film have been scanned and printed, literally the ground for a new composition […]

Research on moving image art in Japan

Some information I have discovered while here in Yokohama: MIACA – Moving Image Archive of Contemporary Art http://www.miaca.org/english/news/index.html Videoart Center, Tokyo http://www.vctokyo.org/j/about/ (Japanese – Google for a web page translation Japanese to English) Art Autonomy Network http://www.a-a-n.org/top_e.htm And for the Expanded Cinema heads, Jun’ichi OKUYAMA For example: Cut-Off movie, 1969 16mm 9min. A film 9 […]