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The annual Open Screening under the Stars! is your chance to screen any shred of celluloid or tape you have kicking around for a maximum of 10 min. Bring your latest experimental film or video – finished or unfinished, found or stolen (please no old school narratives) – to our outdoor screening at the historic […]
Ka·lei·do·scope: A tube-shaped optical instrument Scopophilia: Synonym: voyeurism; Skopeo, to view, + philos, fond How do we infinitely receive pleasure in looking? The works in this programme explore the different ways we, as viewers, are fond of looking at eroticized images of others (or ourselves) on video and film. However, they also convey the pleasure […]
These films approach the nameless, unrepresentable horror of being. For identity carries its own annihilation in its fragile structure. It collapses in spasms, spectacles, crowds, twisted selfishness, the sexuality of hatred, damaged genes and living death. Images can open wounds and they can create them. For the small and unsophisticated ones among us are curious […]
Pleasure Dome is honoured to host Gary Kibbins as he presents P & NOT-P (1994), The Alien Seaman (1998), Carl Andre’s Overalls (2001) and unveils his brand new video, Limbic Moments (2002). “For almost two decades, Gary Kibbins has been making work that focuses and plays with the readings of images. Kibbins’s tapes and films, […]