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People huddled around a speaker on a street in Glasgow
9 May 2010
George Square

In The Shadow of Shadow – Walk

The Strickland Distribution Ultra-red

A public walk from George Square to the Barras market bringing contributions from researchers, activists and artists in a form of live critical praxis

UNINSTAL
A medium close up of the thick trunk and roots of a mangrove tree
16 April 2015
Tramway

Assemblages

Dir: Maurizio Lazzarato & Angela Melitopoulos

A filmic constellation exploring Felix Guattari’s anti-patriarchal, anti-colonialist, anti-psychiatric, animist ideas of care and the self. And an Introduction to the Episode.

Episode 7: We Can’t Live Without Our Lives
A woman looks towards the camera from the a low angle, there are trees behind
28 September 2014
Tramway

Dreams are Colder than Death

Arthur Jafa

A landmark film on black life – a poetic filmic constellation of meditations, fragments and interviews on what it means to be black in America in the 21st century, from one of its great cinematographers.

Episode 6: Make a Way Out of No Way
A store front after Hurrican Katrina, chairs are scattered about in the street
23 March 2012
Tramway

Notes on the Emptying of a City

Ashley Hunt

A dismantled, performed film, where a narrator pieces together the sounds, images and storytelling of a documentary about Hurricane Katrina before a live audience.

Episode 3: Copying without Copying
Black and white photo of Argyll taken from event poster
4 September 2007
Various

Half-Life

Angharad Davies Lee Patterson Luke Fowler Rhodri Davies Toshiya Tsunoda

NVA asked Arika to curate and programme the sound aspects of their 2007 Half-Life production in Kilmartin Glen. Arika worked with Toshiya Tsunoda, Lee Patterson, Rhodri Davies and Angharad Davies.

A street in Egypt, during the day time, filled with people going about
22 January 2012
CCA

Too Soon, Too Late

Opening with one of the most memorable shots ever filmed, and screened a year after the initial successes of the 2011 Egyptian revolution, Too Soon, Too Late is a search for the traces left on the landscape of past revolutions in France and Egypt.

Episode 1: A Film is a Statement
A scanned picture of a B-52 and its ordinance laid out in the desert
22 January 2012
GFT

B-52

Hartmut Bitomsky

Hartmut is going to talk a little about his work at large and the politics of how his films are constructed. And we’ll screen one of his best films: B-52.

Episode 1: A Film is a Statement
A sequence of stills of a lady getting out of a car
22 January 2012
CCA

Data as Documentary: Graham Harwood

Graham Harwood

Databases carry the same seeds of creativity that early documentary makers saw in film. Both can empower people by helping them to master information, both can be claimed to represent some kind of reality or truth.

Episode 1: A Film is a Statement
A still from Aluminium, glass morphing into green steel
21 January 2012
CCA

Aluminium: Beauty, Incorruptibility, Lightness and Abundance, the Metal of the Future

Graham Harwood

Taking The Futurist Cinema’ manifesto and turning it into software to track ‘aluminium’ online, tracing relationships companies with interests in aluminum had to each other and other agencies.

Episode 1: A Film is a Statement
White text over an advert showing a man on a boat
21 January 2012
CCA

Argument – We would argue: an ante/post discussion group

Gil Leung Ian White

Ian and Gil will host a discussion on the Argument project’s social and political commentaries, and with you try and maybe think through whether and how they might still have some currency today: what’s changed and what’s stayed the same?

Episode 1: A Film is a Statement