Daata Editions will be at the Venice Biennale in collaboration with Zuecca Projects, May – August 2017.
The Daata Editions Mixtape for the Venice Biennale 2017 includes two artists (Susanne Weigner and C.O. Moed.) who were chosen by me and commissioned by Daata as part of the Daata Season Two commission series on the theme of “Poetry”.
If you are attending the Venice Biennale, please do come and view the Daata Editions Mixtape.
Featuring artists: David Blandy, Jacky Connolly, Jeremy Couillard, Casey Jane Ellison, Yung Jake, Daniel Keller & Martti Kalliala, Sara Ludy, Rachel Maclean, C.O. Moed, Scott Reeder, Charles Richardson, Artie Vierkant, Susanne Wiegner, Saya Woolfalk, Zadie Xa.
It was a pleasure to return to Millfield School on Wednesday 3 May 2017 to present a talk and short screening programme.
Documentation of the PoetryFilm screening and talk at CSW Torun in February 2017 is below. The event took place in the “RGB Cinema”.
Malina Barcikowska, Zata Banks
Radosław Osiński, Zata Banks, Tomasz Dalasiński, Malina Barcikowska and Michał Pranke at Kino Centrum
Documentation of the Daata Editions Season Two launch at the Soho Hotel Cinema, London, in February 2017, is below.
I am delighted to have been commissioned by Zeno Press to contribute to a forthcoming anthology exploring the themes of Zeno’s paradoxes. The book will feature works by artists and writers who have been asked to respond to nine of the most known paradoxes.
- The Paradoxes of Plurality:
- The Argument from Denseness
- The Argument from Finite Size
- The Argument from Complete Divisibility
- The Paradoxes of Motion:
- The Dichotomy
- Achilles and the Tortoise
- The Arrow
- The Stadium
- Two More Paradoxes:
- The Paradox of Place
- The Grain of Millet
The book will feature Richard Skinner, Maria Fusco, Steven J Fowler, John Boursnell, Martin Glazer Serup, Liz Zumin, Zata Banks, Annabel Banks, Rachel Stirling, Paolo Inverni, Jeremy Evans, Nicola Woodham, Robin Bale, Richard Webb, Claudia Kappenberg, Giovanna Coppola, Clover Peake, Tasha Haines, Christian Patracchini.
Daata Editions presents:
Laura Focarazzo, Kate Jessop, C.O. Moed, Julian Scordato, Susanne Wiegner, Antoinette Zwirchmayr.
Selected by Zata Banks FRSA
A short screening and a Q&A with Kate Jessop and Zata Banks, introduced by David Gryn.
The Soho Hotel Screening Room, 4 Richmond Mews, London W1D 3DH
Tuesday 21 February 2017, 6.30pm-8pm
Tickets are FREE
Please RSVP by Wed 15 Feb to email@example.com (as numbers are limited)
Contact: David on +447711127848
Zata Banks FRSA selects new poetry artworks for Daata Editions with a special launch viewing at The Soho Hotel Screening Room, London. Tues 21 Feb at 6.30pm
This event has been organised to announce the release of these new artworks on Daata Editions selected by Zata Banks. Artists include: Laura Focarazzo, Kate Jessop, C.O. Moed, Julian Scordato, Susanne Wiegner, Antoinette Zwirchmayr. This will be a short screening along with a Q&A between artist Kate Jessop and curator Zata Banks, introduced by David Gryn, Director of Daata Editions.
Zata Banks, renowned for her work with PoetryFilm, which she founded in 2002, has curated a selection of artists to make artworks for Daata Editions and its artists’ poetry section.
“Poetry is plural. These six new film artworks interrogate the language of poetry films, exploring the potential for expressing richer meanings through new interpretations of text, sound and image combinations.”
Kate Jessop is an award winning animation filmmaker whose work spans across animated shorts and artist’s film and video. She has exhibited extensively internationally, undertaking artist residencies in Berlin, Istanbul, Reykjavik and Manchester Metropolitan University.
Daata Editions commissions artist video, sound, poetry and web. This new, logical and innovative way to collect art is designed as a native platform to a new generation of artists who work with moving image and sound. Limited edition artworks can be viewed and acquired as digital downloads.
I am delighted to be co-curating the poetry film programme for Mix Conference 2017 at Bath Spa University, 10-12 July 2017.
After the success of the last three MIX conferences, MIX 2017 returns to Bath Spa University’s Newton Park Campus. Bath Spa University is the UK’s foremost provider of creative writing programmes at undergraduate, masters and PhD level and MIX is well-established as an innovative forum for the discussion and exploration of writing and technology. MIX has attracted an international cohort of contributors from the UK, Australia, and Europe as well as North and South America. MIX is now situated within the recently created international research centres, Making Books: Creativity, Print Culture and the Digital, and the Media Convergence Research Centre.
The themes for this year’s conference are revolutions, regenerations, reflections. We would like to encourage artists/poets and digital writers to submit poetry films/ film poems/ video poetry to be screened during MIX in our Viewing Theatre at Newton Park campus.
The films will be selected and curated by Lucy English, Reader in Creative Writing at Bath Spa University, and Zata Banks, founder of PoetryFilm research art project https://poetryfilm.org