30 September 2016 at 4 pm, EKA Faculty of Fine Arts, Lembitu 10B, room no 136
On Friday, 30 September at 4 pm British artist Laura Buckley will speak about her works.
Laura Buckley is the main guest of the Kumu Art Film Festival KuFF, her film The Magic Know-How will be presented at the KuFF’s opening screening Moving Pictures: Artist’s Films from the Film London Jarman Award on 29 September 2016 at 7 pm in Kumu Auditorium.
Laura Buckley works expansively with moving image, sound, light, sculpture and digital print. Working with scanned imagery, her prints feed back into her projected videos which when combined with footage from life create highly abstracted environments. On entering Buckley’s installations a collective memory is evoked where various of states of mind are played out, from melancholy and anxiety to euphoria. Combining footage and audio from life with studio produced sound, the viewer is taken on a journey through a combination of parts intertwining personal, structural, and emotional dynamics.
Born 1977, Ireland, Buckley lives and works in London. Solo projects include Polarised (with Kim Coleman) at Block 336, Brixton (2016), Re-discovery 1 at Autocenter, Berlin (2014); The Magic Know-How at Site Gallery, Sheffield (2013); Fata Morgana at Cell Project Space, London (2012); Shields at the Zabludowicz Collection, Sarvisalo, Finland (2012); The Mean Reds at Supplement, London (2011); and Waterlilies at Mothers Tankstation, Dublin (2010). Her films have featured in screenings for MJ Gallery, Geneva (2014); Bold Tendencies, London (2013); and the Derek Jarman programme for Serpentine Gallery, London (2008). In 2010 Buckley was shortlisted for the Converse/Dazed Award and in 2014 she was shortlisted for the Jarman Award. Collaborative projects have included a live performance with Paul Purgas at the Whitechapel Gallery (2014), Slate with Dan Coopey at Turner Contemporary, Margate (2013); Bismuth Eyes with Andrew Spence at Cell Projects, London (2012) and Stage Frightwith Dave MacLean and Haroon Mirza at Rokeby, London (2009). Current projects include solo exhibitions at EIGEN+ART Lab, Berlin and Art House Foundation, London.
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