This film programme takes Hamilton’s fascination with mobility, mechanisation, speed, and innovation as its starting point to question how contemporary artists in the field of moving image explore these concepts.
Forbidden Planet is an engaging 1956 science fiction take on William Shakespeare’s The Tempest, following a ship full of American astronauts landing on a mysterious planet where a man and his daughter guard the remains of a lost civilization.
Mexican artist Abraham Cruzvillegas is in conversation with Jochen Volz, Head of Programmes at the Serpentine Gallery, London, to talk about his sculptural propositions of ‘autoconstrucción’ and ‘autodestrucción’, ahead of a new body of work opening at Thomas Dane Gallery.
In Jonathan Glazer's (Sexy Beast, Birth) eerie and visually compelling sci-fi horror, a coolly striking brunette (Scarlett Johansson) drives a battered old van around Scotland seducing unremarkable men, whom she then despatches in a nightmarishly bizarre manner.
In a context in which a mighty state like Russia can be threatened by a punk band, Madeleine Sackler’s account of a year in the life of a small, radical Belarusian theatre company is both timely and inspiring.
Situating current art schools within the context of an historical legacy of self-organised, experimental and alternative education models, this symposium aims to interrogate the content of art and design education.
Something of a key film in the development of cinematic modernism, partly because it sets up a puzzle that is never resolved: a man meets a woman in a rambling hotel and believes he may have had an affair with her the previous year at Marienbad - but did he?