Thursday 13th March: NINE ELMS – film as spatial critique (FREE event!)

Our own PASSENGERFILMS in collaboration with OpenSpace present Nine Elms: film as spatial critique.

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We’re absolutely thrilled to announce an upcoming event produced in collaboration with the Open University’s OpenSpace Research Centre

Join us in Camden on Thursday the 13th of March for a very special evening of presentation and discussion on the theme of film as spatial critique. The event brings together artist and researcher Matthew Flintham and filmmaker Patrick Keiller, whose separate studies of the landscapes of historic film intersect in the formerly industrial landscape of Nine Elms, the south London waterfront between Vauxhall and Battersea.

Flintham has recently researched Battersea’s appearances in cinema, notably in the 1960s and early 70s. Keiller’s project involved the assembly of a navigable ‘landscape’ of topographic film of the UK in circa 1900, the basis of an exhibition at BFI Southbank in 2007-8.

The two researchers will describe their respective studies, showing footage and other visual material, and will attempt some speculative interpretation of…

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