Soup and Cinema: guest curated by Oslen (

27 Apr 2010

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6pm start

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Project Space Leeds

Leeds, United Kingdom

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RETURN TO THE SCENE OF THE CRIME by Ken Jacobs 2008, 92 min, sound


Part of our ongoing series of Soup and Cinema events, this edition of Soup and Cinema is guest curated by Olsen ( and features their tasty home-baked bread and cake as well as our usual delicious soup. In 1969 the American avant-garde filmmaker Ken Jacobs made TOM TOM THE PIPER'S SON, a landmark work that re-examines a short 1905 film based on Hogarth's 'Southwark Fair.' The cinematic equivalent to an archeological dig, Jacobs penetrates the original film's contents (story, performers, film surface/grain) by isolating and repeating parts of the image. Forty years on, he's still digging and RETURN TO THE SCENE OF THE CRIME is one of his latest works that further interrogates and explodes the 1905 original in the digital domain. £4/£3 concessions. Numbers are limited (35 people max) so booking required (see below).

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