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Tony Sinden: early works
Date: 03 July - 07 August
Location: Picture This Studio, Bristol

Exhibition installation, Tony Sinden: early works

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Tony Sinden: early works

Synopsis:

Picture This presents the exhibition Tony Sinden: early works as a starting point from which to appraise the practice of an artist who was key to developments in both artists’ film, expanded cinema and – critically – site specific and large scale multimedia installations.

Tony Sinden is increasingly considered a prominent figure within the development of British moving image - producing a body of innovative work throughout his career until his premature death in 2009. Sinden's practice spanned four decades of substantial production, experiment and exhibition. He worked across a range of mediums: single screen 16mm, expanded 16mm, video, installation, slide and site related practices. His works reflect a sculptural use of video and questions of media, materials, time and space.

Picture This has a very special relationship with Tony Sinden, commissioning him to produce new works (Ancestral Voices 1993 and Dichotomy 2000) and working with him on his projects for almost fifteen years.

Credits:

Thanks to David Hall, Rob Gawthrop, David Cunningham, Adam Lockhart (Rewind) and David Curtis (British Artists Film and Video Study Collection). A very special Thank you to Lulu Quinn, without whom this exhibition would not have been possible.

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