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Pleasure Dome is pleased to present James Benning’s most recent film Used Innocence. Over the last decade and a half Benning has established himself as one of the most important practitioners of the neo-narrative school along with Yvonne Rainer and Chantal Ackerman. Of the three, Benning’s work is perhaps the most austere, often focussing on […]
Phillip Barker has, with works like Trust a Boat and Magnetic Fields, taken film out of the theatre and into the realm of public spectacle. Both of these events were mounted on an epic scale, using multi-storey buildings as screening surfaces and performance sites. (Many will remember the excitement generated last summer by the staging […]
The Cantrill’s epic use of film as autobiography. Life’s Body documents Corinne Cantrill’s reckoning from middle age of her life through photographs and film. Out of a multitude of materials she has reconstructed events and feelings from the 1930s to the present that were lost to memory but recorded in images of a distant, forgotten […]