Platform: Movement: Curator’s Talk

25th March 2017 The Fergusson Gallery

Iliyana Nedkova, Creative Director of Contemporary Art at Horsecross Arts introduces new artists’ films by Brian Hartley, Simon Fildes, Su Grierson and Katrina McPherson and Theresa Pickles.

Find out about the creative and archival processes which led to the collective moving image homage to the pioneering diva Margaret Morris (1891-1980) by five contemporary visual artists commissioned by Horsecross Arts for the Threshold artspace collection of contemporary art.

Join Iliyana Nedkova, Movement artists’ films co-curator, Perth Pioneer and Creative Director of Contemporary Art at Horsecross Arts for an introduction to the five new artists’ films exploring Margaret Morris’ flamboyant, colour-saturated personality. Learn about Theresa Pickles’ creative documentary Movement (2016); Su Grierson’s cinematic essay Fresh Fresh Air (2016); Brian Hartley’s painterly screen dance signs of direction (2016) and Katrina McPherson’s collaborative film we record ourselves (2016) about improvisation and memory. Treat yourself to the world premiere of Trio for a Quartet (2017) – Simon Fildes’ new film inspired by the Incredible Brightness of Being featuring new music by Debra Salem and choreography by Vincent Hantam.

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