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A flowering bush next to a fence in front of a clear blue sky
11 December 2004
DCA

Film Programme 3: Place

Various Artists Benedict Drew

Each of these films addresses place, landscape or location and the personal reaction to their magical or concrete properties. Watch out for Kren’s structural, throbbing investigation of a forest and Baillie’s intimate and humble essay on a blind guitarist and the relationship between songs of Mexican revolutionaries and the people and places they looked to inspire.

Kill Your Timid Notion 04
The high domed ceiling of Hamilton Mausoleum seen from below
29 June 2006
Hamilton Mausoleum

Hamilton Mausoleum

Akio Suzuki Chris Corsano John Butcher

Chris Corsano, Akio Suzuki and John Butcher performing in the Hamilton Mausoleum, Hamilton.

Resonant Spaces
Wormit reservoir: a concrete columns and pools of water in a large sunless room
27 June 2006
Wormit Reservoir

Wormit Reservoir

Akio Suzuki John Butcher

Akio Suzuki and John Butcher performing in an old underground reservoir in Fife.

Resonant Spaces
Akio Suzuki blowing into a small object in an ice house
25 June 2006
Tugnet Ice House

Tugnet Ice House

Akio Suzuki John Butcher

Akio Suzuki and John Butcher performing in a large multi chambered industrial ice house.

Resonant Spaces
An audience assembled inside a cave a pool of water between them and performers
23 June 2006
Smoo Cave

Smoo Cave

Akio Suzuki John Butcher

Akio Suzuki and John Butcher performing in a remote sea cave near Durness.

Resonant Spaces
A white star painted on a black oil tank or similar metal container
21 June 2006
Lyness Oil Tank

Lyness Oil Tank

Akio Suzuki John Butcher

Akio Suzuki and John Butcher performing in an abandoned oil tanker on Hoy.

Resonant Spaces
A man crouching before an audience operating a projector
13 April 2007
DCA

Keith Evans & Coelacanth

Keith Evans Loren Chasse

A system in which film is projected onto copper strips, captured again and then re-projected as video, somehow transforming the original imagery into molasses-slow, molten and incredibly tactile flickers of colour and light.

Kill Your Timid Notion 07
Francisco Lopez wearing a hat at INSTAL 02
1 December 2002
The Arches

Francisco Lopez

Deliberately blurred drones, absent of definite structure or rhythm, framed in silence and devoid of any distraction from the pure matter of sound.

INSTAL 02
Sparklers mounted on stands with microphones being lit with a gas burner
14 October 2006
The Arches

Sparklers and Table Top Set

Lee Patterson

Sonic ‘observations’ of the world, through micro recordings on a tiny scale and transformed into something musically compelling.

INSTAL 06
Rhodri Davies plays two suspended deconstructed weathered harps
15 February 2008
The Arches

Self Cancellation – Seed Burn / adh

Lee Patterson Rhodri Davies

Rhodri Davies plays two deconstructed harps. Lee Patterson examines the sonic properties of burning nuts.

INSTAL 08