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A woman in a white dress jogs across a frame screened on a wall
27 February 2010
DCA

Film Programme 2: Repetitive Actions

Emma Hart Guy Sherwin Morgan Fisher Various Artists

Setting up a minimal procedure to explore the interaction between a person and the (documentary) film/ video process. What initially seems simple ends up contrarily distanced and intimate, public and private.

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a newspaper clipping of a drawing of a donkey, side on
29 November 2008
BFI Southbank CCA Arnolfini

Word Associations

Various Artists Guy Sherwin John Smith

A programme of discontinuity between narration, text and image. Including Manual Saiz’s employment of John Malkovich’s Spanish dubbing double and Peter Rose’s absurdly hilarious concrete poetry subtitling chaos.

Kill Your Timid Notion on Tour
A dome of a white observatory in front of a dark blue sky
29 November 2008
BFI Southbank CCA

Location Location Location

Various Artists Guy Sherwin

Experience a sense of being in the world, in a specific space and time. Including Jeanne Liotta’s recordings of the ionosphere and Walter Ruttmann’s radical 35mm precursor to musique concrète.

Kill Your Timid Notion on Tour
Shards of light on a black background from Sound Cuts projection
12 October 2008
DCA

Optical Sound Film Talk

Guy Sherwin

Guy Sherwin gives a kind of annotated, chat through his optical sound films

Kill Your Timid Notion 08
Projection of an orange rectangle along with shards of light
11 October 2008
DCA

Sound Cuts

Guy Sherwin

Noise music for the eyes. A 6 screen 16mm projection performance of intense audio and visual stimulus.

Kill Your Timid Notion 08
Guy sherwin holding a mirror showing a projection of himself with another mirror
10 October 2008
DCA

Man With a Mirror

Guy Sherwin

A film performance about Guy then, and Guy now, as a metaphor for the passing of time, which of course all film is inherently about.

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theeyeandtheear
15 April 2007
DCA

Film Programme 6: Contrast

Various Artists Guy Sherwin

Includes: tamed TV snow, video feedback of racing particles, a remake of a polish photogram film destroyed in WWII, a visual and aural representation of Gestalt theory, hole-punched film and Guy Sherwin’s Cycles 3 double-projection.

Kill Your Timid Notion 07
a newspaper clipping of a drawing of a donkey, side on
15 April 2007
DCA

Film Programme 5: Word

Emma Hart Guy Sherwin Paul Sharits Various Artists John Smith

Includes: a £20 note, stock fluctuations, an examination of words in the video medium, a linguistic challenge for your mind, a frame by frame dissection 50 words, shop front poetry, image and language head to head and newspapers under the microscope.

Kill Your Timid Notion 07
a fisheye lens looks up a blue sky with skyscrapers towering around
14 April 2007
DCA

Film Programme 1: In + Out

Guy Sherwin Various Artists

Includes: a polish counting lesson, around NYC with D A Pennebaker, a portrait of a tower block, a man with a spade, at home with KYTN regular Guy Sherwin, a cinematic Blair Witchish cut-up and a song for some swings.

Kill Your Timid Notion 07
Several 16mm film frames of a stairway covering both image and sound areas
19 February 2006
DCA

Film Programme 4: Space

Guy Sherwin Thomas Köner Various Artists Takehisa Kosugi

A programme looking at landscape, filmic or architectural spaces and at how the fixed stare of a camera frame only captures so much reality; here we focus on how filmmakers structure our relationship with that reality and at how they relate it to or interpret it through sound.

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