Browsing Category: animation

  • David Blandy, Anjin 1600: Edo Wonderpark (2013)

    Japan has multiple ways to say “I”. Artist and multiple-self David Blandy tells us this half way through his new film Anjin 1600: Edo Wonderpark, a film itself part autobiography. The Japanses have a dynamic way of speaking in first person, which relates to the present company; and what artist keeps such interesting company as …

    September 13, 2013
  • Tabaimo, yudangami (2009) at Parasol Unit

    Tabaimo’s animations are without doubt unsettling. But the more you watch yudangami (2009) the more you want to watch and the same can be said for her entire show at Parasol Unit. It would be rational to look away, but the films deal in revealing the hidden. No wonder they are compelling. In yudangami the …

    July 4, 2010
  • Feature: Soundtracks for an Exhibition

    Art is getting noisier. Galleries echo with moving image installations. The quieter ones provide you with audio-guides. Sound is now such a vital dimension of art, some artists are making art about that very phenomenon. In a boxlike construction at Ikon in Birmingham, you can pull up a beanbag and enjoy some music. On a …

    May 12, 2010