Blog posts tagged with: Tessa Laird

Posted Jun 13, 2013
By
Tessa Laird
Still from Form Next to Form Next to Form, Nova Paul 2013

Form Next to Form Next to Form is a publication by film maker Nova Paul, which celebrates and re-presents her 16mm film This is not Dying from 2010. Turning a film into a book is an interesting proposition, but rather than explanations and stills, Form Next to Form Next to Form translates the hallucinatory language of the film into the print medium, creating a work that casts its own spell.

Posted Jul 17, 2012
By
Tessa Laird
Vincent Ward - 
film stills from The Whisper of the Trees and Breath, part of the cinematic installation Voyage II – Ardent Spirit (2011)

Our most iconic movie director has reinvented himself as an artist, transforming some of the themes that have populated his films into video installations, photography, and paintings. At the Govett Brewster last December, the works were housed in one location under the title Breath – the fleeting intensity of life. The disciplines have been split for the Auckland incarnation, with Inhale: moving image at the Gus Fisher, and Exhale: two dimensional works at the Pah Homestead.