Bristol Mean Time
2007 - 2009
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 three artists used Picture This as a studio and production space and worked closely with Picture This staff as a production team. Following each residency the works have been exhibited at Picture This Atelier.
The Bristol Mean Time* residency allowed the artist time, budget and space to focus on the production and realisation of a particular idea within the supportive context of Picture This, with the result of generating exciting new works by artists at a critical stage in their practice.
The residency was made possible through Picture This working in partnership with Film London Artists’ Moving Image Network (FLAMIN).
* The clock over the Corn Exchange in Bristol has two minute hands. The black minute hand shows Greenwich Mean Time while the red minute hand shows Bristol time. Until the railway network standardised time across the country Bristol time was 10 minutes ahead of Greenwich Mean Time.
Matthew Noel-Tod’s work combines an interest in technologies with references from conceptual art, cinema, philosophy and literature.
Emily Wardill was the first Bristol Mean Time artist in residence at Picture This.
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
William Fowler - Curator of Artists' Moving Image at the BFI National Archive - explores the many sources used in Blind Carbon Copy.
Ian White - writer and curator of artist's film - tries to unpick illusion and allegory in Emily Wardill's films.
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.
Commissioned specially for the first exhibition of 10 Seconds or Greater, this essay examines the communication values within stock footage and the
Film London and Channel 4 in association with the Whitechapel Gallery have announced that the winner of this year’s Jarman Award is Emily
Picture This , Film London Artists' Moving Image Network (FLAMIN), and Lighthouse, present Sea-change, a three month residency for London-based
Emily Wardill's Sick Serena and Dregs and Wreck and Wreck as part of the 54th Biennale di Venezia
The Artists Film Club at ICA London presents the London premiere of Rachel Reupke’s recent work produced by Picture This, 10 Seconds or