Guy Sherwin studied painting at Chelsea School of Art in the late 1960s before becoming involved with the radical film practice of the London Film-Makers' Co-operative (now LUX) where he learnt, and then taught, the darkroom arts of printing and processing. His films explore fundamental material properties of film along with its unique capacity for recording elusive moments of light and time. Use of serial and rhythmic forms in both image and sound extend the possibilities of analogue film through installation and live performance. Recent collaborations with artist Lynn Loo include performances of Live Cinema in which multiple projectors and optical sound (sounds made from light) are accompanied by improvised music. These works have been performed in Europe, North America and South East Asia.
A show that's open only two weeks is as ephemeral as a frame of film passing through a projector gate. But just as the 1/24th-second frame can leave a lasting impression, so can a two-week show. Guy Sherwin’s Light Cycles comprised seven installations: seven 16mm projectors showing films on a loop, with seven screens. Five of the films...Read More
Christine Park Gallery is honoured to present a special exhibiton of 16mm film installations by London-based filmmaker, Guy Sherwin. Lasting two weeks only, this will be Sherwin’s first solo exhibition at the gallery. During the exhibition, the gallery will be transformed into a semi-darkened space where the visitor is invited to walk freely...View More