"Kate's work was the 'standout' film entry of the 2010 Royal Academy exhibition I coordinated. The film [My Wonderland] is a succinct, touching and personal work devoid of pretension or excess. It knows what it is setting out to do a it delivers with memorable honesty. It's a delight." 


                           Stephen Chambers (Royal Academy of Art, London)

 

 

 

 

 

My Wonderland (Home Video 8) Awarded a Special Mention (Second Place) for the Anthony Minghella Award for Best UK Short 2011 at Glimmer: Hull International Short Film Festival. 

Current / Forthcoming Screenings:

 

Berlin Short Film Festival 2013 

British Experimental Shorts. 11 - 14 January 2013 

More info here 

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Freedom of Others - Group exhibition of video art exploring the heroic in the everyday.

Salisbury Arts Centre, 8 January 2013 - 3 March 2013 


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Online: The Home Video Series Online

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Past Exhibitions & Screenings:

 

Odaaq Selection 2012

My Wonderland (Home Video 8)- International screenings throughout 2012

Greener on the Other Side - International Video Art Festival, Kallio Kunsthalle, Helsinki, Iceland, 23 August 2012, 7pm

My Wonderland (Home Video 8)

Videoholica 2012 

My Wonderland (Home Video 8) - Varna, Bulgaria, 1 August 2012, 7.30pm

Featured in the Odaaq Selection 2012 Programme

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Greener on the Other Side International Video Art Festival, Turku, Finland, 17 July 2012 

My Wonderland (Home Video 8)

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Oodaaq Festival of Poetic Images, Rennes, France, 10 - 21 May 2012

 My Wonderland (Home Video 8) 

Special screening Saturday 19 May at 8pm at the festival event: Soiree de-Calage at Au Vieux Saint Etienne, 14 Rue d'Echange, Rennes. 

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Their Wonderlands, Midlands Art Centre (MAC)Birmingham. UK. 25 November 2011- 29 January 2012

A group exhibition about 'make believe' curated by They Are Here.

My Wonderland (Home Video 8)

 

2011:

 

East Pop Red, Red Gallery, 3 Rivington Street, London, EC2A 3DT, 12-18 October 2011 

My Wonderland (Home Video 8) 

Opening Tuesday 11 October 6-9pm

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Antimatter Film Festival 2011, Victoria, Canada, 14-22 October 2011

Battle for Stardom (Home Video 11)  

 

East Pop West, London, UK,  29 September - 2 October 2011  

My Wonderland (Home Video 8) 

Unit 1, Goldhawk Industrial Estate, Vinery Way (off Brackenbury Rd), London. W6 0BE

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Glimmer 2011: Hull International Short Film FestivalHull, UK, 6-9 October 2011

My Wonderland (Home Video 8) 

Awarded a Special Mention (Second Place) for the Anthony Minghella Award For Best UK Short. 

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Videoholica 2011, International Video Art Festival, Varna, Bulgaria, 5-12 August 2011

Battle for Stardom (Home Video 11)

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Mrs Darling's Kiss, Arch 402 Gallery, Hoxton, London. E2 8HD, UK, 8 July - 5 August 2011

My Wonderland (Home Video 8)

PRIVATE VIEW THURSDAY 7th JULY, 6-9pm

Group exhibition curated by Stephen Chambers (RA) and Denise de Cordova in response to the idea of 'Mrs Darling's Kiss' in J.M. Barrie's classic children's novel Peter Pan. The show incorporates sculpture, print, painting and an outdoor cinema.

Featuring works by: Joan Ashworth, Steve Bunn, Louise Bourgeois, Tom Chamberlain, Stephen Chambers, Denise de Cordova, Kate Davis, Jonas Grimas, Jane Harris, Tim Long, Rosa Loy, Lee Maelzer, Kate Rowles, Fiona Shaw, Mike Taylor and others to be announced.

Gallery opening times (Tues-Fri, 11-6pm)

Nearest overground train: Hoxton 

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Tenderflix Experimental Film Festival 2011

(Part of Rushes Soho Shorts Film Festival 2011)

Venue: Tenderpixel Gallery and Curzon Soho, London.

Battle for Stardom (Home Video 11)


Screenings:

Saturday 23 July 2011, 5.30pm, Tenderpixel Gallery (premiere event)

Monday 25 July, 12 noon, Curzon Soho

Wednesday 27 July, 1.30pm, Tenderpixel Gallery

Thursday 28 July, 12 noon, Curzon Soho

Friday 29 July, 4pm, Curzon Soho

 

Venue Locations:

Tenderpixel Gallery, 10 Cecil Court, Soho, London. WC2N 4HE

Curzon Soho, 99 Shaftsbury Avenue, Soho, London. W1D 5DY

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Distant Voices Still Lives (Dir. Terence Davies) film screening at Arch 402 Gallery

Introduced by Kate Rowles.

Wednesday 20 July, 7pm. FREE!

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The Wickerman Festival 2011: Cinema Sinestre, Friday 22nd July, Dumfries, Scotland

My Wonderland (Home Video 8) to be screened before the feature films.

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Social Cinema, The Residence Gallery, 229 Victoria Park Road, London. E9 7HD

The following works with be part of the Video Library:

Home Video 10: Oh Black Hole (the look, the wait, my fear)

Home Video 11: Battle for Stardom

Dates: Thursday 5 May - Sunday 29 May

Private View: 5 May 7pm-9.30pm with cinema programme and live VJ Sarah Grant and band 'For Your Own Safety'.


 

Danube Video Art Festival, Stadtkino Grein, Austria, 4-6 March 2011

Home Video 8: My Wonderland

A selection of international video art curated by Roland Wegerer and Anna Maria Brandstatter.

 

Propeller Island TV, Supermarket Art Fair 2011, Stockholm, Sweden, 17 - 20 February 2011

Home Video 8: My Wonderland

A curated programme of video art, performance and animation at this international artist-run art fair.

   

Who am I? Developing Identity: A Rich Pickings & Institute of Psychoanalysis Event, London Short Film Festival

Through My Own Eyes (Erin)

The Science Museum's Dana Centre, 16 January 2011, 4pm


Their Wonderlands curated by They Are Here (Harun Morrison & Helen Walker), Grey Area Gallery, Brighton, 9 December 2010 - 22 January 2011

Home Video 8: My Wonderland

An international group exhibition exploring the space afforded the imaginary and the folkloric in the post-industrial mindset and landscape of 21st Century European society. 

 

 

 

2010:

You and Your Work 8 Arnolfini Gallery Bristol, 13 November 2010

Through My Own Eyes (an Arnolfini Gallery and YAYW8 co-commission).

The work is a quartet of video portraits made with teenagers and senior citizens in Bristol exploring the relationship between age and identity.


At Home Chapel Gallery, Lancashire, 2 October - 13 November 2010

Home Video 8: My Wonderland

This group show explored familial / intimate relationships and domestic spaces.

 

Dot Dot Dash Dot Toynbee Studios, London, 21 October 2010

Home Video 8: My Wonderland.

An evening of films curated by the Arts Admin Youth Board. This years theme is Home. The 1991 classic Kitchen Show by Bobby Baker was screened alongside three shorts by emerging artists and filmmakers.

 

Visions in the Nunnery 2010 London, 1 - 17 October 2010

Home Video 8: My Wonderland.

An annual international moving image showcase curated by Tessa Garland and Cinzia Cremona in association with the Bow Arts Trust.

   

Antimatter Film Festival 2010 Victoria, Canada, 8 - 16 October 2010.

Home Video 8: My Wonderland


AND Shorts AND Festival of New Cinema and Digital Culture (Abandon Normal Devices), The Cornerhouse in Manchester, 7 October 2010

Home Video 8: My Wonderland

 

Berwick Film and Media Arts Festival Berwick-upon-Tweed,15 - 19 September 2010.

Home Video 8: My Wonderland

 

 

 Saving Private Reels - An International Conference on the Presentation, Appropriation and Re-contextualisation of the Amateur Moving Image 

7 - 19 September 2010, University College Cork, Ireland

The Home Video Series 2005 - 2010 (works 1-9)


Wirksworth Film Salon Wirksworth Festival 2010, Derbyshire, UK, 18 September 2010

Home Video 8: My Wonderland

 

Royal Academy of Arts Summer Exhibition 2010 London, 14 June - 22 August 2010.

Home Video 8: My Wonderland

 

Tenderflix Experimental Film and Video Festival in partnership with Rushes Soho Shorts Film Festival, Tenderpixel Gallery London, 22-30 July 2010.

Home Video 8: My Wonderland


Candid Projection Room Candid Galleries, London, 20 May 2010

Home Video 9: My Dad the Fisherman


Candid Projection Room Candid Galleries, London, 15 April 2010,

Home Video 8: My Wonderland

 

Arthouse Film and Video Festival, University of South Florida Video Art Pavillion, 26 March 2010, University of South Florida, USA

Home Video 8: My Wonderland


Mini Cine Picture Show, Bar Odder, Manchester, 7 February 2010

Home Video 8: My Wonderland

 

Candid Projection Room, Candid Galleries, London. 18 March 2010

Home Video 8: My Wonderland

 

Artinavan Brixton's Smallest Cinema, London, 2 - 6 March 2010

Home Video 8: May Wonderland

 

Art / Rock / Doc. Glasgow Short Film Festival 2010, Centre for Contemporary Art, Glasgow, 21 February 2010 

Home Video 8: My Wonderland

 

2009: 

You and Your Work 7 (curated by Sylvia Rimat and Jo Bannon) Easton Community Centre, Bristol, 17 October 2009.

Home Video 1: Home and Away (with Mum), Home Video 2: Home and Away (with Dad), Home Video 4: The Changing of the Guards

 

Institute of Art and Practice of Dissent at Home (led by Dr Lena Simic and Dr Gary Anderson of Liverpool Hope University).

The Home Video Series 2005 - 2009 (Works 1-6)

 

2008:

The Graduates 2008, Battersea Arts Centre London. July 2008.

The Home Video Series 2005 - 2009 (Works 1-6)

 

 

 

2007:

Alytus Biennial 2 Vilnus, Lithuania, August 2007

Home Video 1: Home and Away