An exhibition of works-in-progress. Images and objects in the space use jelly as a medium to explore memory, identity and the contemporary human mind. A series of films that are related to the exhibition will be screened on a loop with a soundscape at the Goods Shed on 16th -17th April.
Joe Magee is an award winning artist filmmaker living in Stroud. His work has been shown widely at galleries and film festivals internationally including the International Symposium of Electronic Arts (Japan, Liverpool), Watershed, the Institute of Contemporary Arts, the V&A Museum and The National Portrait Gallery. His films have screened at London, Edinburgh and Tampere film festivals, and won several prizes. Joe has been a regular contributor of images to a range of international publications such as The Guardian, Time Magazine, Liberation, New York Times and Newsweek.
Joe Magee has been engaged in a series of collaborations with celebrated British comedic performer and actor Bill Bailey including films, large-scale video art and interactive multimedia works many of which have been shown at Wembley and The Royal Albert Hall. In 2010 they co-wrote and directed a 12 minute film, Car Park Babylon, shot on 35mm (first broadcast Christmas 2010) that was nominated for a Royal Television Society award.
Newly developed films using jelly as a medium to explore memory, identity and the contemporary human mind. This screening is in connection with Joe Magee’s exhibition for the Site Festival in the Line Gallery at SVA, John St. Joe Magee is an award winning artist filmmaker living in Stroud.