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“Founded by artist Zata Banks over a decade ago, the PoetryFilm art project continues to play with the avant-garde” – aqnb, September 2014

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“A great event – one of the most interesting and invigorating I have been to this year!” – Arts Council England, 2014

Say NO to domestic violence and abuse against wives and women

Say NO to violence, domestic violence, verbal, physical, emotional and psychological abuse against wives and women. The UN has proclaimed 25 November – 10 December to be a 16 day campaign for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. Wear the colour orange to show support.

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Language and Light

Art Language Location (ALL) is an art festival taking place between 13 – 29 October 2016 in locations throughout Cambridge, featuring innovative and experimental contemporary artists, from across the UK and beyond, who use text in their work.

The Act of Creation” is a collaborative artwork by Zata Banks FRSA and Joe Banks, and is the winner of the Cambridge Assessment Award for an artwork on the theme of “language and light”. It was commissioned by Art Language Location for exhibition at the Ruskin Gallery, Cambridge, 13 – 29 October 2016. Thanks to Art Language Location and to Cambridge Assessment.

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Artist Talk at Art Language Location: Ruskin Gallery, Tuesday 18 October 2016 at 12:30pm

There will be an Artist Talk at the Ruskin Gallery, Cambridge, on Tuesday 18 October 2016 at 12:30pm in relation to “The Act of Creation”, a collaborative artwork by Zata Banks FRSA and Joe Banks. The artwork concept is the winner of the Cambridge Assessment Award for an artwork on the theme of “language and light”. It was commissioned by Art Language Location for exhibition at the Ruskin Gallery, Cambridge, 13 – 29 October 2016. Thanks to Art Language Location and to Cambridge Assessment.

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A lost George Méliès film has been unlost

‘Lost’ movie by silent film pioneer unearthed at Czech film archive

Researchers find mislabelled 1904 Georges Méliès film Match de Prestidigitation, which had been thought lost forever.

*Full article taken from The Guardian, 12 October 2016.
A still from Méliès’s La Voyage dans la Lune (1902), considered the first science fiction film.
 Méliès’s Le Voyage dans la Lune (1902) is considered the first science fiction film. Photograph: http://www.ronaldgrantarchive.com 

Researchers at the Czech national film archives have found a film by early cinema pioneer Georges Méliès that was thought to have been lost forever.

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Happy (Poetry) Palindrome Day: 6 10 2016

Palindromes invited.

 

Art Language Location Festival 2016

I am delighted to be one of the featured artists at Art Language Location Festival 2016 (Cambridge, UK). The invitation to the Private View on Thursday 13 October is below.

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Maintenant 10(0) launch celebrating 100 Years of DADA (documentation)

 

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DADA! Saturday 3 September 2016 at The Horse Hospital, Bloomsbury

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