Category Archives: Film

ABOUT ARTISTS: JANE AND LOUISE WILSON

Jane and Louise Wilson in Art News, 15 December 2014: "Double Take", by Elizabeth Fullerton
Jane and Louise Wilson in Art News, 15 December 2014: “Double Take”, by Elizabeth Fullerton

The Guggenheim introduces artists (and identical twin sisters) Jane and Louise Wilson as follows:

Twins Jane and Louise Wilson were born in 1967 in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England. From 1986 to 1989, Jane studied art at Newcastle Polytechnic and Louise studied at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design in Dundee. For their concurrent BA degree shows, they showed identical bodies of work, and from that point on they have continued to collaborate on photographs and videos. They both attended Goldsmiths College in London, receiving MA degrees in 1992.

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ABOUT ARTISTS: LARRY ACHIAMPONG

Photo of Larry Achiampong by Claire Barrett for the Tate, 6 December 2016
Photo of Larry Achiampong by Claire Barrett for the Tate, 6 December 2016

Larry Achiampong introduces himself on his website as follows:

Larry Achiampong’s solo and collaborative projects employ imagery, aural and visual archives, live performance and sound to explore ideas surrounding class, cross-cultural and post-digital identity – in particular, dichotomies found within a world dominated by social media and digital frameworks.

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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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