This intensive workshop explores the artistic possibilities of recycling film footage. Tutors discuss the nature and complexity of found film footage, and consider its dependence on both the imagery used and the way that it is collaged together.
The first session includes screenings of work by the great exponents of this art form including Bruce Conner, Abigail Child, Malcolm Le Grice, Ken Jacobs, Martin Arnold and Douglas Gordon. Between the sessions, participants are asked to develop individual approaches to gathering, selecting and editing footage in order to make their own short film. The screening of these films provides a starting point for further exploration and discussion in the second session. Suitable for complete beginners, filmmakers and artists from any discipline.