Films & Screenings

13Jun

Jennet Thomas Animal Condensed > Animal Expanded#2

June 13, 2018-  July 14, 2018 |  Free
The category ‘human’ is falling apart….. Animal Condensed >> Animal Expanded#2, Jennet Thomas’s first solo show at Tintype, presents the second of a trilogy of short films offering a comic-sardonic look at the nefarious reality of intensive farming and AI. A charged skirmish between conformity and dissent quickly escalates into exceedingly strange domestic science-fiction.   A man and woman speak urgently to camera about their relationship with an intelligent substance they call ‘Animal Expanded’. The man has swallowed Animal Condensed; as it expands it flows throughout his home, improving his family. He holds his five-year-old daughter up to camera: “Look...
20Jun

Frances Scott: Diviner

June 20, 2018-  June 24, 2018 |  Free
Diviner takes its title from a short documentary ‘Diviner Water in Luppitt’ (1976), housed in the South West Film and Television Archive (SWFTA) in Plymouth. ‘Diviner’ is a term originating from the 15th century to describe a person who might use special powers to predict future events, or for someone who seeks out water under the ground with the use of a divining or dowsing rod.   Ideas of searching for meaning in matter score the work, structured as a visual and aural script, in which a conversation occurs between voices and incidental sounds in the original recordings. Diviner is...