Sequences touring exhibition
Sequences is a national touring exhibition
curated by Paul St George, produced by
peterborough digital arts and supported by
funding from Arts Council England.
Where and when?
The tour opens at peterborough digital arts on
Friday 26 November 2004 (18:30 - 21:30).
For directions, please see http://www.pdarts.org.uk/
The exhibition shows contemporary work that uses
sequences of images to explore ideas of time,
movement and duration. Marey and other
chronophotographers first explored these ideas at
the turn of the nineteenth century. 2004 marks
the centenary of Marey's death. In those 100
years chronophotography has been in the shadow of
cinema, but now it is emerging once again in post
cinema practices, digital art, kinetic sculpture
and new experimental photography. Artists have
found that sequences of images offer new
opportunities for exploring the timeless issues
such as subjectivity, the subject's experience of
time and space and the aesthetics that operate at
the intersection of time and space.
The exhibition aims to answer two questions. Can
we gain insights into the use of sequential
images in contemporary art by re-examining
chronophotography and pre-cinema? Do we gain a
better understanding of chronophotography and
pre-cinema by re-assessing their histories from a
Sequences includes work by: Andrea Polli, Andrew
Davidhazy, Babel, Bjorn Schulke, Darren Almond,
David Crawford, Martin Newth, Patrick Tarrant,
Paul St George, Pia Jonsson, Rufus Butler Seder,
Simon Lewandowski, Studiometis, Tess Glanville
and Tim Macmillan.
For more information, http://www.pdarts.org.uk/sequences/