Live Animation: animating in the moment

At the moment I am writing a paper on ‘Live Animation: animating in the moment‘ for the CAKE Conference and Festival next week and thinking about the links between performance drawing and animation, because the Dialogues of Performance III: Draw to Perform seminar is still fresh in my mind. While many animators might consider ‘animating… Continue reading Live Animation: animating in the moment

‘Medium’ mark II

Medium, a living picture in which I take the role of a techno-medium, channel digital doubles and emanate electronic ectoplasm, will be performed again at two different events in December 2012: Saturday 1st December, Exploding Cinema @ Besides the Screen, St James Hatcham, Goldsmiths College, St. James’s, New Cross, SE14 6AD. This event is on… Continue reading ‘Medium’ mark II

Medium

“The cinema is the art of ghosts, a battle of phantoms… it’s the art of allowing ghosts to come back.” Jacques Derrida Inspired by Victorian spirit photographs, this tableau vivant explores the act of mediation that is involved in the digital image making process. Taking the role of a techno-medium, I channel messages from film and… Continue reading Medium

Animation: Magic and Matter

Animation: Magic and Matter A symposium presented by the Centre for Humanities & the Department of Media & Culture Studies (Utrecht University) with the Holland Animation Film Festival on 27th March 2012 Welcome & Introduction: The Matter of Animation The event started with a welcome from Gerben Schermer of the Holland Animation Film Festival, which starts… Continue reading Animation: Magic and Matter

Forkbeard Fantasy: Theatre of Animation

Forkbeard Fantasy are a British theatre company who have been creating intermedial work since 1974. Their theatre work combines animation, video, puppets, animatronics and live actors with a sense of humour reminiscent of Monty Python. They specialise in an imaginative blurring of the boundaries between what is live and what is pre-recorded using a technique… Continue reading Forkbeard Fantasy: Theatre of Animation