Film-maker and artist Miranda Pennell will be joined by Isla Leaver-Yap (Director, LUX Scotland) for an In Conversation, expanding upon Pennell’s practice and thinking around performance in relation to the moving image and the tension between still and moving image. Pennell’s recent films including Why Colonel Bunny Was Killed (2010) and You made me love you (2005) amongst others, will be screened during the evening.
This event is FREE. Please RSVP via the Eventbrite here: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/all-systems-go-screening-in-conversation-tickets-21089600563
Miranda Pennell is an artist and film-maker living and working in London. She originally trained in contemporary dance and later received an MA in Visual Anthropology from Goldsmiths, University of London.
Pennell has produced a body of award-winning film and video work that explores forms of collective performance, whether dancers, soldiers or fight directors. Her most recent moving-image work uses colonial archives as the starting point for investigations into the colonial imaginary.
Selected screenings and exhibitions of Pennell’s work includes mixed programs and group shows at Tate Britain (2014), Whitechapel Gallery (2015), Museum of Modern Art Vienna (2012) and Kunsthaus Zurich (2015). Her award-winning video Why Colonel Bunny Was Killed (2010) is published on DVD by Filmarmalade.The Host (2015), Pennell’s feature length film is based on the archives of the Anglo-Iranian Oil Company and will be touring the UK in spring of 2016. To find out more information about The Host, see The Host Website.
Isla Leaver-Yap is Director at LUX Scotland. She works with artists to produce essays, books, exhibitions and events. She is currently working on upcoming book projects with artists Lucy McKenzie and James Richards. Recent projects include work with Hanne Darboven, Moyra Davey, Dexter Sinister, Maria Fusco, Will Holder, Charlotte Prodger, Stuart Marshall, Shahryar Nashat, Anne Charlotte Robertson, Jack Smith, Patrick Staff and Leslie Thornton.
For more information, please see our website: http://www.dundee.ac.uk/djcad/exhibitions/events/screening-conversation-miranda-pennell/