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A man in Hi Vis smiles as he plays a snare drum in a car park

Film Programme 3: Collective Actions

Film Programme 3: Collective Actions

PROPOSAL

Individual experience separated by physical boundaries (of space, time or ability) suggested as communities of collective experience by (perhaps voyeuristic) artists.

WHY

In a hard sense you can’t transcend certain physical boundaries, but maybe a transformation or understanding can occur in the reception of community, an accepting of what’s common, of similarity and self-expression.

The Singing Lesson 2, Dir. Artur Zmijewski, 2003, Poland, 17 mins

Courtesy of the artist, Galerie Peter Kilchmann, Zurich, and Foksal Gallery Foundation, Warsaw

People in Order, Dir. Lenka Clayton and James Price, 2006, UK, 3 mins

Freund Hein, Dir. Elizabeth Smolarz, 2007, USA, 4 mins 15 secs

50 50, Dir. Oliver Laric, 2007, Germany, 2 mins

it’s me singing, Dir. Gabriele Undine Meyer, 2008, Germany, 1 mins 15 secs

Below are online links which you can use for reference. To see the films in their original glory, check with the distributor of the film for their terms and conditions.

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