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Art as Problematic Waste – PUBLIC LECTURE [CANCELLED]

  • 10th March 2020
  • 6 - 8 pm
  • Project Space

This event has now been cancelled due to strike action. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

This talk will discuss some of the underexamined questions raised by the video triptych Art as Problematic Waste on the material and cultural management of art in an era of overproduction. It will also look at the factors involved in producing documentary work in the form of multichannel audio-visual installation.

Still (detail) from Art as Problematic Waste Video Triptych
Still (detail) from Art as Problematic Waste Video Triptych

About the filmmakers/speakers

David Chapman is a London based documentary filmmaker, media artist and academic with a particular interest in sound and image interaction. He creates video and multichannel sound pieces for both gallery and site-specific exhibitions. Chapman’s most recent works investigate the sonic mediation of the natural world, the durational dimensions of place, and historical and cultural issues through audio-visual installations.

Aimo Hyvärinen is a media artist, photographer and documentary filmmaker. He is working mostly with culture-oriented content and his track record includes ten long documentaries, three large multimedia productions, several corporation films, many video installations and more than twenty photo art exhibitions. Aimo lives in Tampere, Finland with wife Irma and two sons.

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Related Events & Exhibitions

  • Art as Problematic Waste

    • 6th - 17th March 2020
    • Project Space
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    This 3-screen video triptych (24’.50”) with 4-channel surround sound visits the underexamined question of the material and cultural management of art in an era of overproduction and ecological crisis.