Animate Projects To Showcase 3 UK Animated Shorts Online For February & March 2012

Animate Projects is delighted to present new films made by three distinguished UK-based artists online at animateprojects.org through February and March 2012.

We are thrilled to premiere David Blandy’s ANJIN 1600: Episode 1, online now, is an anime-styled animation that reimagines the English navigator William Adam’s journey to, and his time in, Japan as an epic space adventure. The online exhibition coincides with David Blandy: Passage of the Soul currently showing at Phoenix Gallery, Exeter until 17 March. An essay by David Trigg will be posted online soon.

Sean Vicary’s new film Lament uses found objects, animation, poetry and music to explore loss, longing and belonging in the Welsh borderlands. Animate Projects is delighted to present Lament online from 1 March – St David’s Day. An essay by Michael Cousins will accompany the exhibition. Lament is currently showing at Oriel Davies Gallery, Wales until 18 April.

Animate Projects is pleased to present an excerpt from Richard Fenwick’s Exhaustion online from 16 March. Exhaustion chronicles a professional athlete’s journey from rest, to exhaustion and recovery, and is filmed in epic detail and extreme slow motion, with Chris Watson’s recording capturing real-time data both inside and outside the athlete’s body. Tyneside Cinema will be screening Exhaustion followed by a Q&A with Richard Fenwick as part of AV Festival 2012.

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