An exhibition about artistic strategies that explore historical methods in the work with photographic archives.
The works in the exhibition examine varied strategies to work with photographic archives, from performative re-enactments of historical events, to appropriations of the conventions of the archive and the performative restaging of the subject that result from a critical re-appraisal of concrete archival material.
A project by paula roush with Paul Richards, David Lewis, Chris Packham and the participants in the miniarchive project: William Thomas Ainsworth, Louise Bargus, Rebecca Prideaux, Brogan Watt, Ieashia Savannah Sealy-Jewiss, Sara Pintado, Valeria Gaeta, Laura-Sophie Voss, Louise Ann Stevens, Melissa Kasilian, Ida Maria Stigaard Nielsen, Daniella Fedele, Martyn Odell, Liam Mulligan, Bradley Chippington, Thomas Valentine, Alexia-Alkmini Michalos, Carlotta Paolieri, Joshua Murray, Amy Bolland.
May 16-23, 2011 (Monday–Friday, 11AM–6PM)
Reception: Monday, May 16, 47 PM
London South Bank University
Digital Art Gallery
103 Ground floor Borough Road
and Mezzanine Gallery
K1 Building Keyworth Street
A seven weeks practice research project developed in response to a series of 3 lectures
1-photography and reenactment