10 Seconds or Greater
Date: 23 January - 06 March 2010
Location: Picture This Studio, Bristol, UK
Synopsis:10 Seconds or Greater by Rachel Reupke is shown as a single screen installation at Picture This. The film was made during the third in a series of residencies based at Picture This supported by Film London.
Formally based on the production of royalty-free stock footage, 10 Seconds or Greater maps the logical progression of a director through a check list of popular scenarios designed to illustrate such commercially lucrative concepts as ‘communication', ‘relaxation' and ‘healthy life-style'.
With an original R&B score by Simon and Matt Ward.
Bristol Mean Time was an opportunity for a London based artist to spend three months in Bristol developing a new film and video work.
The new film by our 2009 Bristol Mean Time resident artist, Rachel Reupke, examines how popular marketing defines social positioning and taste.
Rachel Reupke in conversation with writer Marina Vishmidt, followed by a screening of works that have influenced the making of 10 Seconds or
23 January – 6 March 2010
Preview 22 January 6-9pm
Commissioned specially for the first exhibition of 10 Seconds or Greater, this essay examines the communication values within stock footage and the
11 February 6.30pm - 8.30pm
Picture This Studio, Bristol, UK
Ian White reviews Rachel Reupke's 10 Seconds or Greater in his latest blog on the LUX website.