Antics Hair Microcinema

The old Antics Hair Salon in Canberra will come to life again in January and February 2023 as Canberra’s newest microcinema. What: film screening/film performance event Where: 8 Petrie Plaza, Civic, Canberra When: 8-930pm Sat 14 Jan Tickets: $10 donation Over the past couple of years a group of Canberra artists interested in projection, reflection …

Louise Curham on Otherfilm Festivals 2006-8

Reposting here an article featuring TLC’s Louise Curham speaking about her memories of the Otherfilm festivals in Brisbane, from the REMIX website. OtherFilm are a collective dedicated to experimental, avant-garde and expanded forms of art. Recollecting OtherFilm in Brisbane. The first event I went to was at Queensland College of the Arts in one of …

Three conjectural models for records people from ‘Tending the archive’

Three conjectural models for archives There are three key ideas in my (Louise Curham’s) PhD thesis Tending the Archive that are relevant for the recordkeeping community. That community is broadly conceived as everyone interested in facts and how they get produced. Conjectural model 1 – authenticity There are three parts to my conjecture about authenticity. …

Trying out the (Wo)Man With Mirror user’s manual with Laura Hindmarsh in March & April 2016

In the last post, I explained how the time delay of almost 12 months has bought some useful thinking time. Here’s a short narrative of what we did with Laura over the weekends of 19-20 March and 6-7 April, 2016: In suburban Canberra, Lucas and Louise are working with young artist Laura Hindmarsh who is …

Laura Hindmarsh and Man/(Wo)Man With Mirror

Last week Laura and I got together for our inaugural chat about using the user’s manual for (Wo)Man With Mirror. Laura’s participation has been a long time coming, started in 2014 with an unsuccessful TLC grant application. That project proposed putting the user’s manual to work with a group of artists in different cities and …

Re-enactment / Repetition / Reiteration / Re-performance as embodied research

The following is a call for contributions to a session at the AAANZ conference in November, in Brisbane. This panel explores the widespread phenomenon of re-enactment as a tactic of embodied research in performance art history. Performance re-enactment (or “re-performance”) has emerged since the turn of the century as an arena of practice and scholarship, …

Line Describing a Cone – Projection Specifications

The following info is copied across from Canyon Cinema’s website: Line Describing a Cone, Anthony McCall | 1973 | 30 minutes | B&W | SILENT Rental Format(s): 16mm film, 24 fps Note: Special projection requirements – see below. Line describing a cone is what I term a solid light film. It is dealing with the …