Tuesday, 18 October 2011

Free Public Lecture by Alia Syed

You are invited to the CADRE Lecture Series Free Public Lecture by 
Alia Syed (Associate Lecturer, Southampton Solent University) 
Tuesday 25th October 2011, 6.00pm, MK045

Residual Makeovers 
“Alia Syed’s work embraces a wide range of film practices, refusing to sit in a single, definable form. Her films explore issues of identity and representation, often employing rhythmic and cyclical elements in which characters, places, text, images, and sound coincide with and at times oppose conventional narrative structures”. 

As an experimental film maker my practise has always reflected the process of making, viewing analogue and digital film making not as interchangeable forms of expression but as autonomous mediums that carry with them particular cultures. In this lecture I will show extracts from recent work illustrating my relationship to both 16mm film and digital moving image production, discussing the specificity of each medium and how content speaks through form. I will show extracts from Priya (2011), a materialist 16mm film, Wallpaper, (2010): a performative documentary, spanning four generations of women: A Story Told, (2006), a multiscreen installation made for the gallery as well as my current project Panopticon letters.

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