Graham Ellard & Stephen Johnstone


Exhibitions, screenings, events:

Feb. 2017

‘Edge Balance’, live film projection and dance work, in collaboration with choreographer Tony Thatcher. Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, London. 2 February. (Solo exhibition/event).

Sept. 2016

‘For an Open Campus’, 16mm film installation, The Satellite Gallery, Nagoya, Japan. A parallel event to the Aichi Triennale. 6 – 28 Sept. 2016. (Solo exhibition).

Sept. 2016

‘Cut. Cast. Reveal’, 16mm film installation, colour, silent, 8 mins. loop in ‘Complex Topography: movement and change’, Shoko Shoreikan, Ritsurin Garden, Takamatsu, Japan. As part of the Setouchi Triennale. 14 Sept. - 8 Nov. 2016. (Group exhibition, catalogue).

July 2016

‘Dance. Film. Performance’, live film projection and dance work, in collaboration with choreographer Tony Thatcher. Turner Contemporary, Margate. 3 July 2016. (Solo exhibition/event).

May 2016

‘Things to Come’ in the programme ‘Films to Come: Moholy Nagy and the Moving Image’ to accompany ‘Moholy-Nagy: Future Present’, Guggenheim New York. 7 June - 27 August. (Screenings).

April 2016

‘Everything Made Bronze’ and ‘Neue Museen’, in Display Show, Stroom Den Hague. 6 – 27 April. (Group show).

Oct. 2015

‘Cut’, 16mm film installation, colour, silent, 4 mins. loop in ‘Complex Topographies’, Shoko Shoreikan, Ritsurin Garden, Takamatsu, Japan. 21-28 Oct. 2016. (Group exhibition, catalogue).

Oct. 2015

‘For an Open Campus’, 16mm film, colour, sound, 30 mins. in Experimenta, the BFI London Film Festival, NFT3 15 Oct. 2015. (Screening)

Oct. 2015

‘Things to Come’ in Experimentalisms, as part of the Arquiteturas Film Festival, Lisbon. (Screening).

May 2015

‘Everything Made Bronze’, Norwich Cathedral. 29 May - 25 June as part of the Film and Video Umbrella touring exhibition 'A Light Shines in the Darkness' (Screening).

April 2015

‘Everything Made Bronze’, Church of St. John, Lancaster. 10 - 15 April as part of the Film and Video Umbrella touring exhibition 'A Light Shines in the Darkness' (Screening).

April 2015

‘Everything Made Bronze’, Screening and lecture; Everything Made Bronze: Space, mass, light, transparency: the display design of Carlo Scarpa's Gipsoteca Canoviana, Possagno at the Henry Moore Institute, Leeds. 22 April 2015.

March 2015

‘Things to Come’ in Articulating the Modern: Films and Video on Modern Architecturall Space, Royal College of Art, London. Curated by Emily Richardson. 3 March 2015. (Screening).

March 2015

‘Everything Made Bronze’, Holy Trinity Church, Sunderland. 19 Mar – 21 March 2015 as part of the Film and Video Umbrella touring exhibition 'A Light Shines in the Darkness' (Screening).

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‘Everything Made Bronze’, St Werburgh’s Church, Derby. 12 March – 12 April 2015 as part of the Film and Video Umbrella touring exhibition 'A Light Shines in the Darkness' (Screening).

March 2015

‘Everything Made Bronze’, Holy Trinity Church, Blackburn. 5 March 2015 as part of the Film and Video Umbrella touring exhibition 'A Light Shines in the Darkness' (Screening).

March 2015

‘Everything Made Bronze’, Plymouth Arts Centre. March 27 – May 10. (Solo show, gallery installation).

February 2015

‘Everything Made Bronze’, Church of St Edmund, Rochdale. 14 – 28 February 2015 as part of the Film and Video Umbrella touring exhibition 'A Light Shines in the Darkness' (Screening).

February 2015.

'Proposal for an Unmade Film (set in the future)' at the Whitechapel Gallery, in the programme ‘Filming Abstraction’ to accompany ‘Adventures of the Black Square: Abstract Art and Society 1915 -2015’. (Screening).

November 2014

‘Things to Come’ in GLASS! LOVE!! PERPETUAL MOTION!!! AN HOMAGE TO PAUL SCHEELBART (1863-1915). A programme curated by Josiah McElheny and Andrew Lampert with assistance from Bill Horrigan and Guy Maddin. November 20-23, Anthology Film Archives, New York. (Screening).

November 2014

‘Everything Made Bronze’. St Leonard’s Church, Bridgnorth, 12 November – 29 November 2014. as part of the Film and Video Umbrella touring exhibition 'A Light Shines in the Darkness' (Screening).

October 2014

‘Everything Made Bronze’ in A Light Shines in the Darkness, a FVU Touring exhibition. Winchester Cathedral, 22 October - 5 December 2014. (Screening).

July 2014

‘Machine on Black Ground’
in 'A Merman I Should Turn To Be' at Laura Bartlett Gallery, London. Curated by Dan Coopey. With Rupert Ackroyd, Aaron Angell, Nicolas Byrne, Dan Coopey, Alex Dordoy, Paul Housley, Alexis Marguerite Teplin, Ruairiadh O'Connell, Karin Ruggaber. 4 July - 2 August 2014. (Group show, gallery installation).

March 2014

‘Things to Come’ in Assembly: A survey of recent artists’ film and video in Britain 2008–2013. Tate Britain, Clore Auditorium. (Screening).

August 2013

‘Everything Made Bronze’, 16mm film installation.
Solo exhibition at the Satelite Gallery, Nagoya, Japan. Part of the Aichi Triennale. (9 - 19 August 2013).

August 2013

‘Everything Made Bronze’, 16mm film screening.
An open air screening with live improvised piano accompaniment by Atsushi Kitazumi. An event; ‘Film meets Piano’, to accompany the group show ‘NANAIRO’ at the Megi House, Megijima Island, Japan. Part of the Setouchi Triennale. (2 August 2013).

June 2013

‘Everything Made Bronze’, 16mm film installation. Solo exhibition at The Estorick Collection of Modern Ialian Art, London. (25 June – 4 August 2013).

April 2013

‘Neue Museen’, in TMD6 – Triennale Design Museum, Sixth Edition, Design: La Sindrome dell'Influenza, Triennale Design Museum, Milan. (April 2013 – February 2014).

March 2013

‘Things to Come’ 16mm film installation in Platform: In the Making. Site Gallery, Sheffield. (29 March – 1 June 2013).

November 2012

'Things to Come' screened at the Independent Film Show, Naples, 12a Edizione, Fondazione Morra, Naples (8-11 November 2012).

October 2012

‘Neue Museen’ screened at the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, Norwich. (20 October 2012). With Redmond Entwistle and Clare Hooper.

September 2012

‘Neue Museen’ screened at Bold Tendencies, London, as part of a programme curated by Lucy Reynolds and Gil Leung, including films by Lucy Skaer, Mark Leckey, Nancy Holt, David Hall. (23 September 2012).

August 2012

‘Proposal, for an Unmade Film (Set in the Future)’ at Amt Für Aufschwung, Rorschach, Switzerland. (29 August 2012).

May 2012

‘Neue Museen’, 16mm film, 11 mins. and 'Things to Come', 16mm film, 5 mins. at Son Gallery, London, as part of the programme to accompany 'The Function of the Oblique: Action'. With Daniel Eisenberg’s film Displaced Person (1981) and speakers Daniel Eisenberg, Amanda Crawley Jackson, Gil Leung and Dan Smith; Saturday 19th November 2012.

February 2012

'Things to Come', 16mm film, 5 mins. at Site Gallery, Sheffiled. As a gallery installation, 21-25 February 2012.

November 2011

‘Neue Museen’, 16mm film, 11 mins. as part of the film programme accompanying the exhibition 'Museum Show', Arnolfini, Bristol. With films by Alain Resnais, David Lamelas, Rosalind Nashashibi & Lucy Skaer. Saturday 5th November 2011.

October 2011

‘Neue Museen’, 16mm film, 11 mins. As part of 'Other Voices' in The Event, Birmingham. 21st - 30th October 2011.

September 2011

‘Things to Come’ , 16mm film, 5 mins. at Filmhuis, Den Haag, The Netherlands. As part of 'Awed Into The Wide and Open', curated by Martijn van Boven, at TODAYSART, DEN HAAG. With Gordon Matta-Clark, Steiner Vasulka, Thom Anderson, Semiconductor. Friday 23th and Saturday 24th September 2011.

May 2011

‘Neue Museen’ , 16mm film, 11 mins. MAXXI, Museo Nazionale Delle Arti Del XXI Secolo, Rome. Screening and presentation as part of 'Come sarà il museo del futuro? Lezioni di museografia contemporanea'. With Manuel Blanco, Pier Luigi Sacco, Philip Ursprung. 24th May 2011.

April 2011

‘Neue Museen’ , 16mm film, 11 mins. Museo di Sant’Agostino, Genoa. Film installation in the Giovanni Pisano Sculpture Galleries, screening and public talk with Dott. Adelmo Taddei (Director of the Museo di Sant’Agostino). 15th April 2011.

March 2011

‘Neue Museen’, 16mm film, 11 mins. Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art, London. Screening and discussion with Professor Robert Lumley (UCL), in conjunction with the exhibition From Morandi to Guttuso: Masterpieces from the Alberto Ragione Collection. 22nd March 2011.

January 2011

‘Things to Come (1936)’ (installation). Site Gallery, Sheffield. January 10th - 28th 2011.

November 2010

‘Machine on Black Ground’, 16mm, 15 mins. screened at The Swiss Church London. With Anne Tallentire's 'In Time, 4.14 - 5.02' and a panel discussion between the artists with Mark Dean, chaired by Marko Daniels, 4th November.

October 2010

‘Machine on Black Ground’, 16mm, 15 mins. screened to accompany a paper by Prof. Janet McDonnell at 'Design Thinking Research Symposium 8', University of Technology, Sydney. 19th, 20th October.

October 2010

‘Machine on Black Ground’, 16mm, 15 mins. and ‘Proposal, for an Unmade Film (Set in the Future)’, 16mm film, 21 mins. screened at eme3: International Architecture Festival. CCCB/MACBA Barcelona. 7th, 8th, 9th October.

June 2010

‘Machine on Black Ground’, 16mm, 15 mins. Victoria and Albert Museum, London. Screened continuously in the Architecture Gallery. Part of Friday Late: Escape. Curated by The Architecture Foundation and the V&A to accompany the exhibition, 1:1 - Architects Build Small Spaces, and as part of the London Festival of Architecture 2010. 25th June 2010.

November 2009

‘Machine on Black Ground’, 16mm, 15 mins. and ‘Proposal for an Unmade Film (Set in the Future)’, 16mm film, 21 mins. Cinecity - Brighton Film Festival, 25th November 2009.

September 2009

‘Proposal, for an Unmade Film (Set in the Future)’, 16mm film, 21 mins. VIDEOEX Festival, Zurich.

May 2009

‘Machine on Black Ground’, 16mm, 15 mins. Evolution Film Festival, Leeds. May 16 2009.

April 2009

‘Machine on Black Ground’, 16mm, 15 mins, and ‘Proposal for an Unmade Film (Set in the Future)’, 16mm film, 21 mins. Shown as part of an 'in-conversation' event with Mike Sperlinger (LUX) at no.w.here, London. April 29 2009.

February 2009

‘Proposal for an Unmade Film (Set in the Future)’, 16mm film, 21 mins. included in In Search of the Unknown, at the Netherlands Media Art Institute, Amsterdam. 14.02.2009 – 25.04.2009.

January 2009

‘Proposal for an Unmade Film (Set in the Future)’, 16mm film, 21 mins. Rotterdam International Film Festival, Netherlands.

January 2009

‘Proposal for an Unmade Film (Set in the Future)’, 16mm film, 21 mins. Stuttgart Filmwinter Film Festival, Germany.

November 2008

'Proposal for an unmade film (set in the future)'. 16mm, 21:00 mins. Single screen film. Screened as part of the programme KINETIKA!: Utopia? including Nathaniel Dorsky's 'Sarabande' and Ben Rivers' 'Ah Liberty!', at the Leeds International Film Festival. 4th - 16th November 2008. 16.11.08

September 2008

'Proposal for an unmade film (set in the future)'. 16mm, 21:00 mins. Single screen film. Screened at St. Paul's Bow Common, London. 25.09.08

p>May 2008

'Proposal for an unmade film (set in the future)'. 16mm, 21:00 mins. Single screen film. Screened at the Oberhausen Film Festival, as part of a programme from LUX.

February 2008

'Proposal for an unmade film (set in the future)'. 16mm, 21:00 mins. Single screen film. Screened at Greenwich Picturehouse as part of 'As if...' Artists' Film and Video, with Emily Wardill and TJ Wilcox. 26.02.08

October 2007

An essay discussing some aspects of the representation of architectural space in film, based on 'Motion Path; architecture and the moving image’, presented as a paper at the conference 'Media City' at the Bauhaus-Universität Weimar.

Published in 'Media and Urban Space: Understanding, Investigating and Approaching MediaCity'. Frank Eckardt (ed.), Frank & Timme, Berlin.

July 2007

'Proposal for an unmade film (set in the future)'. 16mm, 21:00 mins. Single screen film. Screened at BFI Southbank. Introduced by Chris Darke. A single screen version of 'Motion Path' was also screened.

June 2007

‘Holding Pattern’ (documentation), included in OPEN: new designs for public space, at MOCA, Cleveland, Ohio, USA (catalogue). 01.06.07 - 19.08.07

November 2006

‘Motion Path; architecture and the moving image’, presented as a paper at the conference 'Media City' at the Bauhaus-Universität Weimar.

September 2006

‘Motion Path; twelve screen video installation, solo exhibtion, PM Gallery, Pizthanger House, London. 28.09.06 - 28.10.06

April - July 2006

‘Motion Path; twelve screen video installation, solo exhibtion, De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill, UK. 05.04.06 - 02.07.06

Jan. 2006

‘Holding Pattern’ (documentation), included in OPEN: new designs for public space, at the Chicago Architecture Foundation, Chicago, USA (catalogue). 28.01.06 - 07.05.06

Sept 2005

‘Motion Path; architecture and the moving image’, invited speakers; Jan Van Eyke Academie, Maastricht, The Netherlands.

June 2005

‘Motion Path’ invited speakers, ‘Moving Through Buildings’, with Lisa Le Feuvre and Andrea Phillips. The Photographers’ Gallery, London.

May 2005

‘The Trouble with Talkies’ Adi Space, London. An exhibition of work by Locky Morris, Anthony McCall, Cecily Brennan, Tibor Hajas, Michel Khleifi and Eyal Sivan and Jitka Hanzlova selected by Anne Tallentire, Graham Ellard and Stephen Johnstone, Adam Chodzko, Lisa Panting, Uriel Orlow, Jaki Irvine.. Events coinciding with the exhibition for students will include screenings and seminars. A Double agents project.

April 2005

‘Mendelssohn’s Buildings in Film’, invited speakers at the conference; ‘Spatial Practices: Architecture in Photography and Film’, Kent Institute of Art and Design, Maidstone.

Sept. 2004

In conversation with Anthony McCall, Tate Britain, London. An public event to coincide with Tate Britiain's presentation of McCall's ' Long Film For Four Projectors' and his show of new work at the Gagosian Gallery, London.

March 2004

Series of four seminars; 'Impacts on Video Art', Tate Britain, London.

Jan. 2004

‘Holding Pattern’ (documentation), included in OPEN: new designs for public space, at the National Building Museum, Washington, USA (catalogue). 15.01.05 - 15.05.05

Nov. 2003

Invited speaker, The Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL, London, as part of their ‘Thinking Space’ series.

July 2003

In conversation with Peg Rawes (The Bartlett School of Architecture), a Double agents/Milch event, hosted by The Serpentine Gallery, London, in the Oscar Neimeyer Pavilion. A Double agents event.


June 2003

‘Holding Pattern’ (documentation), included in OPEN: new designs for public space, at the Van Alen Institute, New York, USA (catalogue). 21.06.03 - 01.10..03

Feb. 2003

‘Thirteen Cameras (Front)’, ‘Thirteen Cameras (Back)’, drawings, in ‘Permaculture’, group show, Project, Dublin. 13.02.03 - 22.03.03


Feb. 2003

‘Prisma’, video installation, in ‘The Greatest Show on Earth’, group show, Metropole Gallery, Folkestone and tour. Curated by Peter Fillingham and Jane Lee. (catalogue). 18.01.03 - 02.03.03


Sept. 2002

Various works in progress, Process Room, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin.

Sept. 2002

Artists’ Talk; Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin.

April 2002

Visiting speaker, School of Architecture, University College Dublin.

April 2002

Chair of panel discussion, with Dryden Goodwin, Paul Bush and Iliyana Nedkova to accompany ‘Mesh’, a programme of artists’ film and video at National Museum of Photography, Film and Television, Bradford, England.

Nov. 2001

Speaker; ‘The Virtual Camera, Real Space’ in the conference 'The Digital Aesthetic', Harris Museum and University of Central Lancashire, Preston, England.

Nov. 2001

‘Head Corridor’, Video installation, Platform Gallery, London. 02.11.01 - 06.12.01

July 2001

‘Head Corridor’, Video installation, as part of ‘Gymnasion’, Palais Thurn & Taxis, Bregenzer Kunstverein, Bregenz, Austria. Curated by Peter Lewis and Wolfgang Fetz. (catalogue). 14.07.01 - 02.09.01

Sept. 2000

‘Passagen CD-ROM edition’ shown at V2 as part of the First Architectuur Filmfestival, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

April 2000

‘Holding Pattern’, a large-scale permanent public lightwork in East London, in collaboration with Tom de Paor.

Feb. 2000

‘Wall of Death’, video installation, at The Paper Bag Factory, London (solo exhibtion, catalogue). 01.02.00 - 29.02.00

Oct. 1999

‘After Body Press’, video installation, curated by Laura Godfrey-Isaacs/home at Osterley Park House, London (solo exhibtion).

Aug. 1999

‘Wall of Death’, video installation, commissioned by Film and Video Umbrella in association with Cornerhouse, at Cornerhouse, Manchester (solo exhibition, catalogue). 01.08.99 - 01.10.99

July 1999

‘Untitled floor piece’, in ‘Quotidian’, at The Paper Bag Factory, London.

May 1998

Speakers and panel members, as part of ‘Urban Space and Fantasy’, an artists’ talk at the ICA, London.

May 1998

'Passagen CD-ROM Edition' in <COMPACTS> at Rencontres Arts Electroniques, Rennes, France.

April 1998

'Passagen CD-ROM Edition' in ‘Open Windows’, Kultur Muset, Stockholm, Sweden.

Jan. 1998

'Geneva Express', video installation, at John Hansard Gallery, Southampton (solo exhibition, catalogue). 13.01.98 - 28.02.98

Nov. 1997

'Passagen CD-ROM Edition' in 'Beyond Technology' at The Lux Centre, London.

Sept. 1997

'Geneva Express', video installation, commissioned by Film and Video Umbrella and The Photographers’ Gallery, in ‘Airport’ curated by Steven Bode and Jeremy Millar at The Photographers’ Gallery, London. 04.09.97 - 05.10.97

June 1997

'Passagen CD-ROM Edition' purchased for inclusion in the Artists' CD-ROM collection at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki, Finland.

Feb. 1997

Visiting speaker, MFA Computer Arts, School of Visual Arts, New York.

Jan. 1997

'Passagen CD-ROM edition' in Exploding Cinema II at the Rotterdam International Film Festival, The Netherlands.

Jan. 1997

Artist's project in COIL, no. 4, 1997.

Oct. 1996

'Passagen CD-ROM Edition' in 'Interactive Cinema and Multimedia', the Pesaro Film Festival, Italy. Curated by Erkki Huhtamo.

Sept. 1996

'Passagen CD-ROM Edition' in European Media Art Festival, Osnabrück, Germany.

July 1996

'Walter Benjamin and the Urban Experience'. Presentation of CD-ROM and discussion with Susan Buck-Morss, Professor of Politics, Cornell University, New York, at the Signs of the Times conference 'Citystates', City University, London.

May 1996

‘Passagen CD-ROM Edition’ in 'Never Walk Alone', Photographer's Gallery, London. 20.04.1996 - 08.06.1996.

May 1996

Visiting speaker: ‘Walter Benjamin and the Dream of Armchair Travel’, Birkbeck College, London

March 1996

‘Passagen CD-ROM Edition’ in 'Burning the Interface', Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney (27.03.1996 - 14.07.1996), and tour Centre for Contemporary Photography & Experimenta, Melbourne (07.11.1996 - 23.11.1996), Perth Institute of Contemporary Art (12.02.1997 - 09.03.1997), Brisbane City Hall Gallery and Museum (27.03.1997 - 03.05.1997), Ngapartji, Adelaide, Australia (11.09.1996 - 13.10.1996).

March 1996

‘Passagen CD-ROM Edition’in 'Pandaemonium', ICA, London. 07.03.1996 - 21.04.1996.

Nov. 1995

‘Passagen CD-ROM Edition’ in film+arc. graz, Austria. 22.11.1995 - 26.11.1995.

Sept. 1995

‘Passagen CD-ROM Edition’. Presented as part of 'Access all Areas', a series of talks by artists at the ICA, London.

July 1995

‘Passagen’, video installation, in 'V-topia: visions of a virtual world' at Ikon Gallery, Birmingham. 07.07.1995 - 05.08.1995

April 1995

‘Passagen’, video installation, in VideoPositive’95, at The Tate, Liverpool. 29.04.1995 - 06.05.1995

Nov. 1994

'Passagen', video installation, in 'The City of Dreadful Night', Atlantis, London. Curated by Rear Window. 21.11.1994 - 20.12.1994

Nov. 1994

'Passagen CD-ROM Edition' in 'Revue Virtuelle 12 - Les hypermédias' at the Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris. 09.11.1994 - 23.01.1995

July 1994

'Passagen', video installation, in 'V-topia: visions of a virtual world’ curated by Steven Bode, Eddie Berg and Charles Esche at Tramway, Glasgow. 30.07.1994 - 11.09.1994

September 1993

'Passagen', video installation, shown as part of Navigations, National Photography Conference, Watershed media Centre, Bristol. Commissioned by Film and Video Umbrella and Watershed Media Centre.

 

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