TLC’s Anthony McCall project in Perform Repeat Record

A chapter I wrote about our 2007 re-enactment of Anthony McCall’s Long Film for Ambient Light has been included in the book Perform Repeat Record: Live Art in History, edited by Amelia Jones and Adrian Heathfield. You can check out the book here. Louise Curham and I were really pleased to be involved in this […]

Re-Enacting Expanded Cinema: Three Case Studies

In 2009, Lucas Ihlein and Louise Curham presented a paper at the Re-Live Media Art Histories conference in Melbourne. There seem to be some problems accessing the proceedings online, so we’re posting the paper here on our own website in the spirit of collegiality. It’s entitled Re-Enacting Expanded Cinema: Three Case Studies. Here’s the abstract: […]

Xavier Garcia Bardon’s essay on “Man with Mirror”

Xavier Garcia Bardon, a film curator from Brussels, has written a book chapter all about Guy Sherwin’s Man with Mirror. Excitingly (for us), his essay also includes a consideration of Louise Curham and Lucas Ihlein (Teaching and Learning Cinema)’s re-enactment/extension of Sherwin’s piece, entitled(Wo)Man with Mirror, which was first performed in 2009. Xavier’s chapter is […]

Measuring Up / Looking Back / Chewing Over

Measuring Up: Illustrating this comment and this page of sketches and calculations, I’m posting these photos to show how we worked out the relative dimensions of the mirror/screen. Not very complicated! Lucas’ armspan (188cm) was assumed to be similar to Guy’s – thus, we reasoned, Lucas would use a “full-size” mirror of 24X32 inches (61X81.3cm). […]

Disappearing Video, Video Disappeared?

The above photo shows Louise Curham from the TLC making a cracking point at the plenary discussion session at the end of the Disappearing Video Conference. To her right are Lyndal Jones, Andrew Frost, Stephen Jones and Danni Zuvela. It was a really interesting day. Here’s my round-up of a few random thoughts: Stephen Jones […]