Tate St Ives Special event

Tate St Ives Film Club

© Tate. Photo: Ian Kingsnorth

Each week we have invited a different artist or curator to share a personal selection of films by or about artists.

21 July - A Town of Art and Sea

Features artist Paul Bush’s The Albatross 1998, a beautifully animated version of The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, and a selection of historic footage of St Ives. Selected by curator Kenna Hernly.

28 July - Continental Drift

An exploration of national identity at a time of change, featuring Think of England 1999 by Martin Parr and Continental Drift 2005 by William Raban. Selected by Tate St Ives’s Tom Sutton.

4 August - Jessica Warboys

Features films selected by artist Jessica Warboys, who will have a solo exhibition at Tate St Ives as part of The Studio and the Sea in 2017.

11 August - Helena Bonett: Trewyn Studio

An extended interview with the founder of the Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, Sir Alan Bowness, directed by curator Helena Bonett.

18 August - All Out of Love

Titled after the Air Supply hit of 1980, these films call on the exhaustion and frustration of endings, but also feats of effort and actions driven ‘out of love’. Selected by artist Melanie Stidolph.

25 August - Aaron Angell

The Final Programme 1973 by Robert Fuest and Escargot de Venus 1975 by Walerian Borowczyck, selected by artist Aaron Angell. In 2017, Angell will be featured as part of The Studio and the Sea.

1 September - Yoko Ono’s London 1966–7

Yoko Ono’s Lion Wrapping Event 1967, Cut Piece 1966, Bag Piece 1966 and her feature length Film No. 4 (Bottoms) 1967 made in London 50 years ago. Selected by assistant curator Cameron Foote.

8 September - Lewis Klahr: Sixty Six

A new cut and paste animation work by Lewis Klahr. Selected by LUX, a London-based organisation which promotes and supports artists’ moving image practice.

Tate St Ives

Borlase Smart Room
Porthmeor Studios
Back Road West
St Ives
TR26 1NG

Porthmeor Beach
St Ives
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Every Thursday at 18.30–19.30

21 July – 8 September 2016