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SALT AND SILVER: Early photography 1840–1860 │ Tate Britain, London → 7 June 2015

“Ɖs z ɖ frst xibiśn in Britn dvotd t sōltd-pepr prints, wn v ɖ rliist formz v ftogṛfi. A ynīcli Britiś invnśn, unveild bî Wiłm Henri Fox Tōlbt in 1839, sōltprints spred acrs ɖ glob, crietñ a ny viźl lanḡj v ɖ modn momnt.

Ɖs reṿluśnri tecnīc trnsformd subjicts fṛm stiļîfs, portrits, lansceps n sīnz v dêli lîf intu imijz wɖ ɖer ǒn sṗsific isʈetic: a soft, l’x́urı̣s ifct ptklr t ɖs foṭgrafic proses.

Ɖ fy sōltprints ɖt svîv r sldm sīn dy t ɖer fṛjiḷti, n so ɖs xibiśn, a c’laḅreśn wɖ ɖ Wilsn Sentr fr Ftogṛfi, z a snğlr oṗtyṇti t si ɖ rẹrist n bst rli foṭgrafs v ɖs tîp in ɖ wrld.

Orġnîzd in c’laḅreśn wɖ ɖ Wilsn Sentr fr Ftogṛfi.

Kretd bî Caṛl Jac̣bi, Kretr v Britiś Art 1850–1915, Sîmn Bêcr, Kretr, Ftogṛfi Inṭnaśnl Art, Caṛlîn Cōbo-Parsnz, Asistnt Kretr 1850-1915 n Hana Laynz, Asistnt Kretr 1850–1915.”

‘The Great Elm at Lacock’, 1843–45, by William Henry Fox Talbot
‘The Great Elm at Lacock’, 1843–45, by William Henry Fox Talbot

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TERESA HUBBARD / ALEXANDER BIRCHLER: SOUND SPEED MARKER │ IMMA, Dublin → 3 May 2015

GRAND PARIS TEXAS. 2009. High Definition Video with Sound. Duration: 54min, (English with German and Spanish subtitles). Single Channel Projection. Aspect Ratio 16:9 NTSC, Stereo. Installation dimensions variable

(Posted 12 January 2015. The text is in an older version of Ñspel.)

“Ṭrīza Huḅd (Îriš/Americn/Swis, born in Dublin, Îrḷnd 1965) / Alixandr Birħlr (Swis, born in Bādn, Switṣḷnd 1962) hv bn wrcñ c̣labṛtvli in vidio, ftogṛfi n sculpčr sns 1990. Đer wrc invîts sjstv, ôpn-endd rflẋnz on memri, plês n siṇma.

IMMA wl hôst ɖer rīsntli cmplitd triḷji v filmz in a čenjñ dsple fṛm Dsmbr 2014 ʈru t Sprñ 2015. Ɖ xibišn wl fīčr ol ʈri projcts in ɖ cmplitd triḷji n wl b acumṗnid bî an xibišncaṭlog. Č cmponnt v ɖ triḷji inṭwivz n unpacs leyrz v siṇṃhistri. Ɖ frst pāt, cmplitd in 2009 n tîtld Grã Pari Txs, cnsidrz simlteňsli ɖ fizicl n sošl spês v a ded siṇma, a fgotn soñ n ɖ inhabitnts v a sml tân. Runñ fṛm 5 Dsmbr 2014 – 11 Jaňri 2015, ɖ film cncts ʈri seminl mūviz v ɖ sâʈwest: Vim Vendrz’ Paris, Txs (1984), Brūs Beṛfd’z Tendr Mrsiz (1983) n Cñ Baġt’s clasic sîḷnt film, Tumblwīdz (1925).

Mūvīmântin (Melie), a tu-čanl vidio cmplitd in 2011, xplorz ɖ rezidy v siṇma n sošl ṭrên arnd ɖ sait v Mūvīmântin in West Txs n wl run fṛm 16 Jaňri t ɖ 1 Māč 2015. Srčñ fr ɖ orijin v ɖ mântin’z nem, Ṭrīza Huḅd / Alixandr Birħlr imbāct on a jrni tṛvrsñ ɖ landscêp v ŕli sîḷnt-ira filmpṛduẋn n uncuvrd a psbl rlešnšp btwn Mūvīmântin n Gaston Melie, ɖ lesr-nôn bruɖr n biznispātnr v ɖ fems filṃêcr Žwž Melie.

Jaynt (2014), runñ fṛm 6 Māč t 3 Me, inṭwivz sînz v lîf n visṭz v a dceyñ mūvīset bilt âtsd v Māfa: ɖ Reata manšn fṛm ɖ 1956 Wōnr Bruɖrz film Jaynt starñ Iliẓbʈ Têlr, Roc Hudsn n Jêmz Dīn. Aftr filmñ wz cmplitd ɖ ʈrīsîdd fsād wz left bhnd in ɖ landscêp. Ṭrīza Huḅd / Alixandr Birħlr xplor ɖ sceḷtl rmenz v ɖ set az sīznz čenj, de trnz t nît n pāts v ɖ strucčr swñ n fwl of. Sìnz v a filmcru rcwdñ ɖ cuṛnt cndišnz r juxṭpozd wɖ a Wōnr Bruɖrz ofis in 1955, ẇr a secṛtri tîps p ɖ lcêšncontract fr ɖ mošnpicčr ɖt hz yt t b crietd.

Ṭrīza Huḅd / Alixandr Birħlr’z wrc z held in nymṛs public c̣lẋnz includñ ɖ Myziym v Cntmprri Āt, Los Anjlīz, Hiršwn Myziym n Sculpčrgādn at ɖ Smiʈsoňn, Wošñtn D. C.; Cŭnsthâs Zŭrih, Switṣḷnd; Modn Āt Myziym Fwt Wrʈ; Myziym v Fîn Āts Hystn; Yocôhama Myziym v Āt, Jpan n ɖ Pinakothek der Moderne, Mynic, Jrṃni. Ɖer xibišnhistri includz venyz sč az ɖ Venis Bîeňl; Têt Myziym Livpul; Ẇitni Myziym v Americn Āt, Ny Ywc; Myziym v Cntemprri Āt Šicago; Rêna Sfia Myziym Mdrid; Cŭnsthâs Grats n ɖ Mori Myziym, Tôcio.”

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