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An Inventory of Syncopal Objects

Allen, Richard and Fisher, James (2017) An Inventory of Syncopal Objects. In: Syncope in Performing and Visual Arts. Editions Le Manuscrit Savoirs, pp. 111-130. ISBN 978-2-304-04624-3

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The following artist pages present an image and text dialogue between a painter and a performance maker. This dialogue has developed through a shared thinking through film, a medium made of singular images stitched together. Film connects painting with performance through the relation of still images with temporality; each film cell paused briefly before moving onto the next. As a means of exploring temporality in our own practice, the pages present eight still frame moments from films that have formed the center of our conversations. Each moment is centered on an object that initiates a syncopic action in the film.

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Uncontrolled Discrete Keywords: dialogues between a painter and a performance maker, syncopal objects, material pause
Subjects: N Fine Arts > N Visual arts (General) For photography, see TR
N Fine Arts > ND Painting
Divisions: College of Arts, Humanities and Education > School of Arts
Depositing User: Richard Allen
Date Deposited: 11 Dec 2017 13:29
Last Modified: 17 Jun 2020 17:20

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