Platform: Movement – Artists’ Films

25th March - 1st April 2017 The Fergusson Gallery

New artists’ films by Brian Hartley, Simon Fildes, Su Grierson and Katrina McPherson and Theresa Pickles

Enjoy this collective moving image homage to the pioneering diva Margaret Morris (1891-1980) created by five contemporary visual artists commissioned by Horsecross Arts for the Threshold artspace collection of contemporary art.

Drop in to see this innovative programme of short artists’ films exploring Margaret Morris’ flamboyant, colour-saturated personality. Be the first to see the latest of the five films premiering as part of Platform Festival of Perthshire Creativity. Directed by Pitlochry-based Simon Fildes Trio for a Quartet (2017) is inspired by the Incredible Brightness of Being featuring new music by Debra Salem and choreography by Vincent Hantam. The other films include 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.

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