Image: Still from Family Tree (2012) by Chris Paul Daniels courtesy of the artist
Chris’ aim throughout the residency was to begin research for ‘Sub-Titled’, a new project investigating notions of ‘Northern’ identity and all the impracticalities and problems that this terminology incurs, with the support of The NewBridge Project.
Image: Unravel Workshop by Chris Paul Daniels
Aideen’s aim through the residency was to use footage gathered from a recent residency in Dhaka, Bangladesh to develop her ongoing research into the subtle shifts between production and non-production in the information economy and the rhythms of labour it produces.
Image: Aideen Doran courtesy of the artist
Tom’s aim throughout the residency was to focus on documentary film making as a means of depicting differing modes of organisation and performance at work within given sub-cultures.
Image: Punk is Dead (2009) by Thomas Walker courtesy of the artist
Toby’s aim throughout the residency was to undertake research for a new Film Noir project currently [at the time] titled, Is Toby Lloyd a Zombie? The work involved Lloyd playing a detective investigating an artist called Toby Lloyd, who is suspected of attempting a take control of other people via astral projection.
Image: Wet your Whistle event poster by Toby Lloyd Phips courtesy of the artist
Leah’s aim throughout the residency was to frame and create animated footage of tower blocks using analogue ‘home made’ cameraless film techniques, in combination with sound recordings she had been making with residents of social housing schemes.
Image: Building Film (2014) by Leah Millar courtesy of the artist
They used their time with Birmingham’s A3 Project Space and the School of Art working with a sound artist and an actor, developing their recent work A Crack in the Window, into an informal, table top performance. This was followed by a publication launch on their return to Newcastle.
Image: A Crack in the Window by Denis Isou (Mark Bleakley & Josh Wilson) courtesy of the artist
Mat’s aim throughout the residency was to work with Metal to respond to several bin-bags full of 35mm cinema adverts he retrieved from a local North East cinema.
Image: Strip from Peacock Lee (2010) by Mat Fleming courtesy of the artist