Experimental and Expanded Animation Conference
[Image: 33 Frames per foot (2013), Vicky Smith, 16mm performance]
Experimental and Expanded Animation discusses developments and continuities in experimental animation that have proliferated in the context of expanded cinema, performance and live ‘making’ and are today exhibited in galleries, public sites and online.
Through presentations, dialogue, screenings and performances, the conference builds upon the recent publication: Experimental and Expanded Animation: Current Perspectives & New Directions, edited by Nicky Hamlyn and Vicky Smith.
9.15 Registration COFFEE (Room W612)
9.45-10.30 Keynote (W02): Gary Thomas: Crossing over: economies, sites and contexts of experimental practice
10.45-12.00 Panel 1: Women in film poetry and animation: feminist perspectives (W02):
Bella Honess Roe: Is Women’s Experimental Animation Inherently Feminist? Unpicking the ‘Feminine Aesthetic’
Mary Stark: Film as fabric: Female film editors in early cinema
Suzie Hanna: There Comes a Warning Like a Spy: improvised animation within live musical performance of Emily Dickinson’s folio and fragment poems
12.15 – 13.30 Panel 2: New Materialist and Posthumanist perspectives on animation (W02):
Karel Doing: Phytograms: building human-plant affiliations through chemical interaction.
Kathleen Rogers: Cosmopolitical Futures and Quantum Entanglement
Juergen Hagler: Anomalies at the Intersection of Animation, Art and Technology
13. 30 LUNCH (W612)
14.30 - 15.45 Panel 3: Expanding animation space and place (W02):
Stuart Hilton: The Hereness of There
Pedro Serrazina: Animation is a personal place
Marian Saunders: Free Movement: Is audiovisual innovation shaping visual culture?
16.00-17.00: Roundtable (W02):
18.00 -19.00 Screening/Performance (1 hour 10’ approx)
- David Witzling: Estranged Melody for a Holographic Empire (2017) and Echoes of Information in ann-Dimensional Hilbert Space 3’15 2’15
- Kelly Gallagher: More dangerous than a thousand rioters (6.5 min, 2016)
- Simon Payne: Vice Versa Et Cetera (2010) (10mins, colour and b/w, stereo sound)
- Alys Scott Hawkins: Herein (2004) 1 min 30 - drawing experiments
- Hannah Hamalian: The Desire of Mermaids ( 2015) 6'
- UCA students: to be confirmed
- Shiyi Li, Gloria Yehilevsky & Aisling Reilly : Minister of Loneliness 15’ (mixed media, performance, music)
Supported by the Society for Animation Studies: