CuratorSpace are excited to present their first curated exhibition of film/video art in conjunction with Leeds Digital Festival 2018.
PV 16th April 6-8pm Platform, Leeds. Exhibition continues 17th to 27th April.
13 film/video artists will be featured on the big screen at Platform, (Bruntwood Office Space Platform, New Station Street, Leeds) during Leeds Digital Festival which will run from 16th - 27th April 2018. The screen-based works will be played sequentially on a continuous loop throughout the festival. The screen is visible from the street so works are available for passersby to view, as well as people taking part in the digital festival and those visiting Platform. The works will also be shown on the big screen on Millennium Square throughout the festival, with screenings taking place at 8am, 12pm, 5pm, 8pm, and 10pm. You can watch it live online here for the duration of festival
The Selectors - Videos were selected by a panel of experts specialising in film and video, including: Emma Bolland, an artist and writer based in Sheffield, who works across writing, film, and performance; Ilaria Vecchi, an experienced film and documentary maker; Gorm Lai, a Leeds-based, indie game developer and freelance programmer, who has worked on several BAFTA awarded titles; John Slemensek, director of Studio Bokehgo, a socially engaged film, photography, and publicity studio, and Nat Wilkins, a documentary photographer and filmmaker based in Northeast England, who also runs the video production company Canny Productions.
Leeds Digital Festival is the North's largest digital festival. Featured events include the return of Festival favourites FinTech North and Code in the Dark, as well as events based around data, healthtech, sports tech and startups. The exhibition will open as part of Leeds Digital Festival launch which will include the launch of the new tech hub at Platform. This will take place on the evening of Monday 16th April from 5-8pm.
The Artists selected for the exhibition are: Rhian Cooke, Frank Abbott, Ed Florance, Evgeniya Martirosyan, Katie Goodwin, Thomas Lisle, Ravinder Surah, Hondartza Fraga, Sid and Jim, Irini Folerou, Chen Wang, Victoria Lucas, and Melanie Menard.