New project, as yet untitled.

06/02/2015 § Leave a comment

barry on the floorjpegbeckie wit necklacebarry twist jpegI am working on a new project that involves mixing sculpture with film.  Here are video stills from two of the films I hope to use.  As the sculptures come along I will post up photos of them.  Having fun!  Huge thanks to Beckie T and Barry A for their amazing performance skills.


New life into old walls. A review of Cie DMI Peregrination at Prieure de Ronsenac.

22/09/2014 § 1 Comment


I witnessed the calm but revolutionary energy of creativity yesterday at the wonderful Prieure de Ronsenac.

Every year French historic buildings open their doors to the public; Journees Europeennes du Patrimonie.

The title of the event was Peregrination and thus we were led on a journey through the monastery and asked to pause at several architectural significant rooms to experience short performances.

We gathered in the courtyard sun for the first where Michala Marcus performed an engaging surreal piece accompanied by the haunting strings of Albrecht Maurer. The acoustics and ambience were remarkable. Out of the rooftop beckoned a solo call on the cor de basset from Etienne Rolin. We were then led inside to a colorful and sensitive performance of dance and percussion by Michala Marcus and Didier Lasserre. Up the stone spiral stairs to a powerful duet with Kent Carter on the contra basse and Albrecht Maurer on violin. Consummate performers both electrifying and magic.

The final superb piece held in the vaulted cellar was a contemporary performance of dance, live improvisation and video projection by the talented Odile Pellissier. Using seven projectors the ancestral limestone walls came alive with conversations. The experience was a rich and pregnant one.  Connotations emanated from the vibrant colors and interplay of historic and local content of the imagery.

As so much of our viewing experience today is conventional and prescriptive it’s exciting to come across a group of performers who are tapping into the unconventional. Cie DMI’s (Dance Music Image) performance awakens the passive viewer into an active participant alive to the exciting psychological space where liminality is exposed and conversations of light and sound travel across ancient space and time.

It’s exciting to see in rural France avant guard performers exploring the language and vocabulary of interaction, collaboration and improvisation with utter integrity, courage and professionalism, each inquisitive and sympathetic to their fellow performer.  They are part of the contemporary discourse around new ways of working, playing and seeing. Lyotard was right when he prophesized the end of the grand narratives. Collaboration, experimentation and plurality of vision allow us to recognize that the old programme of mastering and possessing the single narrative flow is out of date. These collaborative ways of working also question the idea of being in control; here in Ronsenac images, movements and patterns of sounds  generate new processes resulting in ever expanding connections, equivalents and meanings.

I was glad to be amongst such a creative lot.

Les Rogots (The Gossips) is shortlisted to the second round of Aesthetica Short Film Festival!

21/08/2014 § Leave a comment

les rogots app res 00014605I’m on a roll two shorts hovering on the brink: Drive Over is nominated for an award at the Rouen Film Festival and now Les Rogots is through to the second round of Aesthetica! Good times!image001

Drive Over is nominated for an award! soooo excited!

12/07/2014 § Leave a comment

TIE 14_Official Selection selectionRNC2014

Drive Over screening at Shortwave cinema.

12/07/2014 § Leave a comment

I am so pleased to be screening my film Drive Over in London’s coolest artist moving image venue Shortwave Cinema!  Check it out today 2-4pm. 10 Bermondsey Square. SE1

A great line up shorts curated by Rebecca Fairman.

img_2_10062013161325shortwave_031 large

Mind Your Head

03/06/2014 § Leave a comment

Mind your Head is a group exhibition in Cambridge Unit 7 Grafton Centre on 6th June 2014 from 6-11pm.  There will be film installations, performance, music and art. I’m screening my new film Cambridge 20/5/14, and have been extremely lucky to work with performance artist Pea Ramshaw on making this site specific film and to use the incredible abstracted Cambridge soundtrack by the very talented Nick May. Don’t miss seeing Neuf, the experimental film collective in action!




grafton invite pes 1 pea9 pea7 pea2

Neuf experimental projection with trapeze artists in Hackney Wick London

30/03/2014 § Leave a comment

What an amazing evening we had! Neuf experimental film collective projecting films over the walls of the trapeze studio whilst Jess and Jair flew threw the air.

jair shadow ernie and lady penelope jair babies and jess site jess ace! jair kand jess close up jess and jair 4 jess and jair 2 jess and jair jess3 h wick jess2 hwick jess hwick


Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 68 other followers