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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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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: 

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.