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Micro and macroscopic animation of glass fragments found along the strandline of an urban beach. This practice-as-research mediates Luce Irigaray’s writing about the feminine through close examination and play with glass ...
(University of Winchester Press, 2012-11)
In this practice-led exploration of modalities of écriture féminine, I map the shifting subjectivities generated by Glass, a stop-motion animation that performs femininity through close examination and play with glass ...
The people who live along the Tamar form a close relationship with the river; each affected by the other. Artist film-makers Kayla Parker and Stuart Moore used this idea of symbiosis to create Reach. By laying raw film in ...
Blobs in tartan colours: Margaret Tait's Painted Eightsome
(University of St Andrews, Fife, with British Association of Film, Television and Screen Studies, 2014-11-01)
This essay explores the interplay of Julia Kristeva's concepts of semiotic and symbolic in the Orcadian film-poet Margaret Tait's direct animation film Painted Eightsome, in which the music of a Scottish reel is combined ...
Her dark materials: conjuring the feminine imaginary in practice
(Transtechnology Research, Plymouth University, 2013-07-12)
My paper explores film-making ‘as (a) woman’, an audiovisual form of écriture féminine, a term used by Hélène Cixous and others to denote ‘feminine writing’, the transformative practices that come through the body, with ...
Artwork - Kayla Parker - White Body - 2009
(LSE Sociology Department, London School of Economics, 2015-04-01)
The figure of a small white doll grows from a ball of modelling clay, is cut and sewn shut, and then buried and ‘reborn’, among a nest of white granulated sugar and the dark stain of slut’s wool – the fluffy dust that ...
A State of Un-Play
Exhibition exploring games, rules, rituals, and philosophic investigations, curated by Diana Ali
White Body: animating feminine pleasure
(Brunel University, West London, 2011)
Following Luce Irigaray’s perspective that “femininity’ ... may be recovered only in secret, in hiding’ (1985a: 30), my paper investigates the relationship between the moving image screen, feminine pleasure and the body, ...
Reading silence: a performance with film and light
Projections of absence and presence, the dreams and memories of my mother, an usherette, and her mother, a seamstress, in the silent space between.
Light and Shade
Exploring the theme of light and shade, KINO 10 have curated an eclectic selection of short films that will provoke, move, and inspire