The Henry Moore Institute’s United Enemies film screenings , Wednesdays 1, 8 and 15 February 2012, 6pm, at Leeds Art Gallery Lecture Theatre
As part of our current exhibition United Enemies: The Problem of Sculpture in Britain in the 1960s and 1970s, the Henry Moore Institute presents three film screenings. United Enemies examines the problem of sculpture in the 1960s and 1970s, presenting work by over fifty artists made in a period when the very idea of sculpture was radically contested.
Each screening highlights the three key provocations that organise this exhibition: ‘Manual Thinking’, ‘Standing’ and ‘Groundwork’, presenting rarely screened films made by artists in the exhibition alongside radical and influential work produced by British experimental filmmakers of the period. The series features live expanded cinema works performed in person by David Dye and Malcolm Le Grice and the guest attendance of Sebastian Boyle of The Boyle Family.
Wednesday 1 February 2012 6 – 8 pm
Featuring ‘Western Reversal,’ a Super-8 film performance by David Dye.
Films by John Blake, Shirley Cameron & Roland Miller, David Crosswaite, Peter Gidal, John Hilliard, Derek Jarman, David Lamelas, Liliane Lijn, Barry Martin, Paul Neagu and William Raban.
Wednesday 8 February 2012 6 – 8 pm
Featuring ‘Horror Film 1,’ a multi-projector 16mm film performance by Malcolm Le Grice
Films by Jill Bruce & Bruce Lacey, Gilbert & George, Marilyn Halford, David Hall, Tony Sinden, Bruce McLean, Paul Neagu, Anne Rees-Mogg and Guy Sherwin.
Wednesday 15 February 2012 6 – 8 pm
Featuring Sebastian Boyle introducing ‘Dig’ by the Boyle Family.
Films by Ivor Abrahams, Ian Breakwell & Mike Leggett, Gill Eatherley, Derek Jarman, Bruce Lacey, Malcolm Le Grice, Anthony McCall, William Raban, Chris Welsby, and Bill Woodrow.
United Enemies film screenings are curated by William Rose and Jon Wood
Henry Moore Institute galleries are open until 9 pm
Tickets: £5 per screening, pay in advance or on the door