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“…she’s such a mistress of precision mis-timings”

yournamelitupinneonlights Review

yournamelitupinneonlights

“Here Surman for the first time seeks to relocate the performing body in video, exploring ways of displaying her work in ways more akin to a gallery setting to which the audience can return over time.  In the making of the work, Surman performed to camera for over 50 hours. The resulting stop-frame animation gives the impression of the body striving to leave the screen. This tension between live and filmed performance will be explored by Surman throughout her BS commission.”

Helen Cole, Arnolfini/In Between Time