Expanded Cinemas

Pushing the boundaries of cinema and film practices, expanded cinemas research explores the potential of the projected moving image across diverse formats and in a wide range of presentation contexts including live audiovisual performance, sculptural film installations, projection mapping, 360º video and VR environments.

  • SOUND/IMAGE 2021 Exhibition

    30 November – 18 December 2021 An exhibition and accompanying series of events showcasing the Sound/Image Research Group. Exhibiting Group Members: Dushume (Amit Dinesh Patel); Jim Hobbs; Andrew Knight-Hill; Emma Margetson; Angela McArthur; Ian Thompson; Jonathan Weinel; Richard Whitby. Using practice as a tool of critical enquiry, the SOUND/IMAGE Research Group investigates the possibilities available to create new aesthetic experiences through a range of sonic…

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  • Sound & Image: Aesthetics and Practices

    Sound and Image: Aesthetics and Practices brings together international artist scholars to explore diverse sound and image practices, applying critical perspectives to interrogate and evaluate both the aesthetics and practices that underpin the audiovisual. Contributions draw upon established discourses in electroacoustic music, media art history, film studies, critical theory and dance; framing and critiquing these arguments…

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  • MORIBUND STATE(S)

    Jim Hobbs Dates: 1 – 29 August 2020 For Moribund State(s), Hobbs has returned to his childhood home (Ohio, USA) in order to confront the place where one is originally from.  With a perspective that is only gained from a distance (in both time and space), he has gathered indigenous materials in order to forge…

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  • 14/12: Volstarfel

    Loudspeaker Orchestra Concert Series Venue: The Amersham Arms, 388 New Cross Rd, London, SE14 6TY Date: 14 December 2022 Time: 7pm Entry: £5, booking is required [sobbing and moaning] An evening of experimental live sets and new audio-visual collaborations, including Territorial Gobbing, 0jon & Jim Hobbs, Richard Whitby and more.

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  • 18-20/11: SOUND/IMAGE 22 Festival

    Loudspeaker Orchestra Concert Series SOUND/IMAGE Festival Venue: Stockwell Street, University of Greenwich Date: 18-20 November  2022 Entry:  Greenwich SOUND/IMAGE festival presents a series of exhibitions, workshops, talks and activities showcasing leading audio-visual art that investigates relationships between sound and image. The University has hosted a SOUND/IMAGE conference since 2015, inviting international world-leading artists to share their work and…

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  • SOUND/IMAGE 2019

    Exploring Sonic and Audio-Visual Practice 9-10 November 2019 This Colloquium explored the relationship between sounds and images, and the images which sounds can construct by themselves. Through a series of complementary strands – talks, screenings and loudspeaker orchestra concerts – we invited artists and experts to investigate sound and sound-image phenomena.  Special guests included: Sound/Image 2019 Programme:

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