Graham Ellard & Stephen Johnstone



For an Open Campus

(UK/Japan 2015/16, 16mm film installation, colour, sound, 29 mins.)

Satellite Gallery, Nagoya, Japan - as a parallel event to the Aichi Triennale 2016

6 - 23 September

Shot over four weeks in November 2014 on the campus of Aichi University of the Arts in Japan, ‘For An Open Campus’ is an immersive diary-form film that explores the extraordinary architecture and everyday social life of this campus world designed by Junzo Yoshimura and opened in 1966.


Cut. Cast. Reveal

(UK/Japan 2016, 16mm film installation, colour, black & white, silent, 9 mins.)

in 'Complex Topographies: movement and change'

14 September - 6 November, Shoko Shoreikan, Ritsurin Garden, Takamatsu, Japan, as part of the Setouchi Triennale 2016.

A gallery installation formed from a short, silent 16mm film combining images of a Japanese gardener painstakingly pruning a pine tree – making a series of tiny decisions intended to constrain its height and shape its growth over time – and art students at The Royal Academy Schools in London as they reveal architectural plaster casts hidden for 30 years.


Things to Come

(UK 2011, 16mm film, b/w, mute, 6:00 mins.)

Guggenheim Museum New York

Presented as part of the film programme 'Films to Come: Moholy Nagy and the Moving Image' in the exhibtion 'Moholy-Nagy: Future Present'
Exhibition; 27 May - 6 September. Film programme; Fridays and Saturdays, from 7 June - 27 August.

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Anthony McCall: Notebooks and Conversations

Book; hardback, 192 pages, 160 colour illustrations. March 2015.

Published by Lund Humphries, in association with Kunstmuseum St Gallen, Switzerland.

Formed from a series of discussions that took place over the last decade between McCall and the artists Graham Ellard and Stephen Johnstone the book charts the development of Anthony McCall's studio practice. With an inroductory essay 'Thinking in Notebook Form' the book includes numerous facsimile reproductions of pages from McCall's extensive archive of notebooks.

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