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Wakeful: listening to the past through archives and experimentation

The Language and Communication research cluster is delighted to announce a presentation by our colleague Dr Anne Robinson on Wakeful: listening to the past through archives and experimentation.


When? Friday 25th January 2019, 14.30 – 15.30

Where? Room V105, Vine building, Middlesex University, London, NW4 4BT

‘If I Sleep, I May be Caught’ was the motto of HMS Wakeful a WW1 destroyer on which the artist’s father was ship’s cook: built on ‘Red’ Clydeside in 1917 and sent off to intervene in the Baltic straight after the Armistice. Wakeful is a new, experimental film work with percussive sound, with research drawing both on fragmented childhood memory and archive sources from an ‘undeclared war’. Robinson works experimentally with film technologies to record the passing of time: performers re-inhabit the past, the landscapes of war give up their dead and soundscapes of the past seep into the present.

www.wakefulproject.org

BIO:

Anne Robinson is an artist who lives and works in east London. As well as working in film, she collaborates on curating and multidisciplinary work. She holds a PhD in Painting, Film and Temporality and currently teaches at Middlesex University.


Speaker(s):

Dr Anne Robinson | talks

 

Date and Time:

25 January 2019 at 2:30 pm

Duration:

1 hour

 

Venue:

English, Middlesex University
Middlesex University G145(Grove)
Media department, The Burroughs
London
NW4 4BT
+447904365654
http://www.mdx.ac.uk/about-us/our-people/staff-directory/charalambidou-anna

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Additional Information:

Click here to see all 2018-19 Language & Communication research seminars: https://londonenglish.live/2018/09/18/language-and-communication-research-seminars-2018-19/

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