Lucas Ihlein: Mediating Experience in Expanded Cinema Re-enactment

The following is a contribution to ISEA 2013 – presented as part of this panel session. The panel, organised by Brogan Bunt, was set up to address the broad notion of mediation – and to respond to his assertion that “artists themselves, in their practices, have begun to move fluidly between paradigms.” “How,” Brogan asks, […]

After meeting Malcolm – top of mind

Notes in response to specific questions have been started by Lucas and we will continue them but it seems important to capture what’s stayed at the top of the mind after visiting Malcolm: – we covered a lot of ground! – Malcolm says that when he made these performance film works (eg Horror Film, Gross […]

MLG Questions 01: Breath

When we started thinking about re-enacting Malcolm Le Grice’s Horror Film 1 a year ago, several questions popped up straight away. These were mainly technical issues about the source material for the three colour projections, and how the audio is produced while the piece is being performed. Some of these questions were answered by Malcolm […]

TLC Public Events, June 2013

Louise and Lucas are busy this month. Here’s what’s happening: Wednesday June 12, 4-5pm ISEA, New Law School Lecture Theatre 106, University of Sydney Lucas is presenting (via Skype from London), speaking briefly about our work re-enacting Expanded Cinema from the point of view of medium and materiality. You can read the abstracts and the […]

Artists’ Salon: Moving Image 1 at Critical Path, Sydney

Part of Critical Path’s Artists’ Salon series, Moving Image 1 looks at experiments with movement within interdisciplinary practice and is curated by Narelle Benjamin and Sue Healey. It will feature a discussion with and studio presentations of work by artists Sam James (From the Rainforest Mind to the Desert Mind) and Louise Curham and Lucas […]

From the archives – Sydney Moving Image Coalition screenings 2003-4

SMIC Primary Sources poster for 3 Feb 2004 screening, Lanfranchi’s, a photo by lcurham on Flickr. Screening #1 Lanfranchi’s, 18 Mar 2003 Screening #2 Lanfranchi’s May 2003 Screening #3 Lanfranchi’s Jul 2003, #4 Kudos Gallery, COFA late 2003 (page 1, page 2) About Primary Sources and the 2004 screenings (page 1, page 2) – a […]

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 […]

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 […]