In the fourth edition of our Reverberations series, presented as part of 'Cut & Splice: Living Rooms', renowned UK artist and writer Nicky Hamlyn will critique his locational approach to filmmaking though a talk, film screening and new expanded film/sound performance with Conor Kelly
Using sound and 16mm film recorded and developed prior to, and during the evening, Hamlyn and Kelly's performance will use the site-specificity of Wilton's Music Hall to address questions of time and recording, representation and presentation.The evening will also include a screening of 'room films' selected by Hamlyn including work by Peter Gidal and Vincent Grenier.
Professor Nicky Hamlyn studied fine art at Reading University and has made over forty films, videos and installations since then. His films have been shown at festivals and screenings around the world and his book Film Art Phenomena was published by the BFI in 2003. He is senior lecturer in Video Arts Production and Visual Theory at University for the Creative Arts, Maidstone, and a visiting lecturer at the Royal College of Art. His recent work has been concerned with exploring and trying to refine the relationship between the camera and its profilmic.
Conor Kelly is an artist who has made a number of site-specific installations that have been shown internationally at various spaces and galleries. His work explores the fundamental relationship between sound and video image; the visual recording of the physical world often being used as a template for the production of a musical or sound-based score. He is senior lecturer in Photography and Video Arts at University for the Creative Arts, Maidstone. He is represented by Green On Red Gallery Dublin.