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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 ...
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.
Living Film: Films, Installations and Performances
The event presented Kayla Parker's video essay Her Dark Materials (2013), which reflects on the artist's engagement with film materiality and the materials of film-making. Includes extracts from direct animation artworks, ...
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, ...
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 ...
Journeys and Transmission
(Land/Water and the Visual Arts research group, 2016-06-16)
The Land/Water 2016 symposium, Journeys and Transmission, explores contemporary concerns about our relationship to the world, following the journeys we make as artists and researchers to acquire knowledge and to share an ...
Edge of Frame Weekend
The opening programme, 'Elemental Animation', features Kayla Parker's 35mm film Sunset Strip: "A programme of works which use the material of film itself as a canvas. These visceral, vibrant films feature camera-less ...
Maelstrom: The Return
The first in a series of films inspired by the turbulent waters of Devil’s Point, Plymouth. Mysterious upwellings and whirlpools combine with cinematic memories of long-forgotten arrivals and departures. The swirling waters ...
One Minute volume 8
Collection of artists' moving image, curated by Kerry Baldry, which includes Night Sounding, the 16mm film made by Kayla Parker. An aural and visual sounding from the shoreline of an industrial, fishing and military port, ...