Following the sell-out success of our partnership with Edge of Frame during LIAF 2016, we’re returning with three curated programmes of work at the intersection of animation, experimental film and artists’ moving image. Specially curated by Edwin Rostron – the London-based Artist, Animator, Writer, Curator, Editor of Edge of Frame blog and Festival Juror this trio of programmes seeks to celebrate this incredibly rich and vibrant, yet often marginalised and hard to define art form.
Find out about Edge of Frame – After Nature (Part One) here
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Sea (Kim Laughton, China)
Strange occurrences at the sea front.
Sitting in Darkness (Graeme Arnfield, UK)
Out of the darkness a sound emerges. It echoes and drones. Terrified people take to the streets in search of its source. Sitting in Darkness explores the circulation, spectatorship and undeclared politics of contemporary networked images.
The Mess (Peter Burr, USA)
A journey to the threshold of a utopian labyrinth. We follow the perspective of a solitary woman who descends into an abandoned subterranean arcology.
Speculations (Ben Balcom, USA)
There is no way to begin. This catalogue of passing encounters traces the feelings imprinted onto a city’s architecture. Some of these people we used to meet at random, perhaps while we were out working or walking. They talk about making their way through this precarious place. Most of them are gone now. The city soaks them up.
Time We Have (Sara Ludy, USA)
A vision of a dreamland in decay, where a journey to a brighter future takes place. This work was commissioned by Steve Hauschildt for his album Strands.
Arrábida (Tinne Zenner, Portugal / Denmark)
A film centred on the production of landscape and concrete in the Arrábida Natural Park, Portugal. The film merges 16mm footage shot in the area of Arrábida with 3D animation of the topographic landscape as an equal analogue layer. Há só uma terra. There is only one earth. Showing on a 16mm print.