Me @ the Zoo – Directed Chris Moukarbel and Valerie Veatch – Raindance Film Festival – September 2012

Me @ the Zoo is a documentary which I got the opportunity to see at Raindance Film Festival when I was there representing Henry Coombes’ short film I am the Architect which was screening in the shorts sections of the film after my distribution for the project. The film is about Chris Crocker a transvestite teenager who … Continue reading

Homeless Vehicle Project – Krzysztof Wodiczko – Site – Place – Context – 1987-1989

Wodiczko is an artist most well known for his large scale projections onto public monuments, he is quite political and often projects images that radically change the meaning of the building creating what he calls a ‘counter-monument’. However Wodiczko has also created works of art that he calls social actions. Speaking of his project the Homeless … Continue reading

Gordon Matta-Clark – Object to be Destroyed -December 2011

Gordon Matta-Clarke is an artist and architect. Matta-Clark focuses on the concepts of the French deconstructionist philosophers and the Situationists, from them he focuses on the term  detournement, or “the reuse of pre-existing artistic elements in a new ensemble.”. From this Matt-Clark created the idea of an object to be destroyed, this means that much of … Continue reading

Jeremy Bentham Auto Icon – UCL – London – 24th November 2011

During filming for Andrew Keen and Ewan Morrison’s latest work, Digital Vertigo we visited Jeremy Bentham’s Auto Icon in the South Wing of UCL. Bentham was an English philosopher who is most famous for inventing the Inspection House, also known as the Panopticon. This was a prison where all cells were individual but interconnected and could … Continue reading

The Ethical Imagination – Year One Cross School Project 2011 – Brief

FoCI-led Cross-School Course 2011   THE ETHICAL IMAGINATION   “We reach a point in the endless spiral of undecidability where each one of us is obliged to make an ethical decision, to say, here I stand. Or, at the level of collective responsibility, here we stand.”  Richard Kearney, The Wake of Imagination, London: Routledge, 1988, p.361. “In our actual … Continue reading