16th – 19th July 2010
This collection of artist’s film and video showcases a variety of work that offers a surreal, dark and unforgiving view of nature and the landscape. The films have an alternative take on the sentimental view usually attributed to these themes.The title ‘Nature is the Church of Satan’, comes from a line in the Lars Von Trier film 'Antichrist', 2009. The film depicts a sequence of events that reveal the main female character becoming seduced, andeventually driven mad, by her intense relationship with nature, in particular the woods. Curated by Louise Colbourne and Paul Burgess.
Jenny Baines, Zoë Brown, Paul Burgess, Louise Colbourne, Dryden Goodwin, Jim Hobbs, Vlatka Horvat, Matt Hulse, Luke Losey, Semiconductor, Kate Street, Vicki Thornton.
Big Screen, Latitude Festival, Henham Park, Southwold, Sunrise Coast, Suffolk / 16th – 19th July, twice daily
18th September – 17th October 2010
New and existing works by seventeen artists working with photography, video, installation and film. Curated by Morgan Quaintaince. Artists include Greta Alfaro, Jonny Briggs, Rachel Louise Brown, Tom Clarke, Rebecca Court, Emma Critchley, Jenny Ekholm, Kevin Gaffney, Andrew Lacon, Nadege Meriau, Tom Mills, George Petrou, Tom Pope, Megan Powell, Anne Kathrin Schuhmann, Vicki Thornton and Hitomi Kai Yoda.
Wolstenholme Creative Space, 11 Wolstenholme Square, Liverpool L1 4JJ / www.rca-album.co.uk
Private View: Friday 17th September, 6 – 9pm / Curators talk and meet the artists Saturday 18th September, 1pm
Exhibition: open from 11am to 5pm, Thursday – Saturday
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