A Broken Link

28 May 2017

David Greenhalgh, 2PM (video still), 2015, digital video collage, duration 4:28 mins. Courtesy the artist.

A survey of contemporary practice in artist film and video.

The themes explored in A Broken Link include ideas of temporal and geographical displacement, of how digital technologies bring people and ideas together but also reinforce the essence of distance and alienation.

Comprised of two discrete programs based on location, A Broken Link‘s UK program has been curated by Simon Hollington and Andrew Marsh (based in London) and the Australian program has been curated by Samantha Ferris and Claire Taylor (based in Sydney). In presenting works made between 2007 and 2016, A Broken Link surveys emerging digital imaginaries during that period. The project is a meditation on slippage and displacement, exploring how artists reconcile the local and the global within their work.

Sydney screening – Sunday 28 May 5:30pm – Golden Age Cinema & Bar
Lower Ground Floor, Paramount House, 80 Commonwealth Street, Surry Hills 2010

Shortened AUS program and full UK program: AUS artists James Newitt, David Greenhalgh, SODA_JERK, nove Milne, Caroline Garcia, Baden Pailthorpe, Dominic Byrne, Heath Franco, Emily Parsons-Lord, Lauren Brincat. UK artists Thomson & Craighead, Rebecca Moss, Tom Dale, Hollington & Kyprianou, Chunky Mark, Rose Butler, Richard T Walker, Sarah Sparkes.

Please note: All tickets are priced at $15 for this session – Gift Passes are unable to be used.

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  • Sun 28 May

    5:30–​7:30pm

Getting to: A Broken Link

Paramount House
80 Commonwealth Street
Surry Hills, NSW 2010

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