The reissue of Tati’s PlayTime at GFT 1 last Tuesday was a treat for 2 generations of Toppings. Watch the new trailer here.

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Kittens, Inspired by Kittens – and Hollis Frampton

Ok. This is not the place to post cute cat videos, I know, I know. But Kittens, Inspired by Kittens is, well, inspired. And I can’t help but think it has been secretly influenced by Hollis Frampton’s (nostalgia). Watch them both and decide! (nostagia) Kittens, Inspired by Kittens

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Eighty Circles through Canada (the last possessions of an Orcadian mountain man)

Mike Nelson

After giving a talk to Willie Nelson’s Visual Arts Studio at Tramway today, I popped in to see another Nelson. “Mike Nelson is best known for his labyrinthine architectural installations that unfold as narrative structures, where the viewer moves through rooms like a reader turns pages in a novel. For Tramway, Nelson presents a recent work, Eighty…

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Prison Game – Neil Bickerton

Prison Game

Thinking about how new versions of an original film might be made, somehow, to add up to a Choose Your Own Adventure game, I remembered my favourite Pecha Kucha talk: Neil Bickerton’s Prison Game, 2010, Tramway, Glasgow. Watch it here.

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John Waters: This Filthy World Vol. 2

John Waters Air Freshener

Easily the naughtiest event of the weekend was John Waters’ new stand up show. John was resplendent in his new Commes des Garsons tartan troos. I thought I was up to date on bad taste matters, but this filthy mind learnt a thing or two. Wanna compare blossoms? Read an extract from his new book…

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Haris Epaminonda – Chronicles

Haris Epaminonda, video still from Chronicles (digital transfer from super 8 film, 2011-ongoing) commissioned by the Schirn, Courtesy of the artist and Rodeo Gallery, Istanbul

Also as part of Tramway Artists’ Moving Image Festival last night was a new performance by Haris Epaminonda with Kelly Jayne Jones and Pascal Nichols. Soothing. Dreamy. ‘Berlin-based artist Haris Epaminonda investigates anthropological forms in her film and paper-based work, often recontextualising existing material. For this screening she presents a new composition of the film installation Chronicles (2008) set…

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news and booze

News and Booze, Sophie Macpherson and Clare Stephenson, Screen Shot, 2014

Thoroughly loved Sophie and Clare’s new performance at Tramway last night. news and booze, a little like Fags, Mags and Bags, was full of notable locals – Anna and bike, Neil & Colin with trolly on the booze run and Randy the dog – what cameos! Sophie and Leigh were spot on live. Check out…

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