James Edmonds

1983 Sussex UK

Lives and works in Berlin

 

 

 

Education

Fine Art Painting BA Hons, University of Brighton 2005

 

 

 

Selected Exhibitions / Screenings

 

2017

11472CTY (with Petra Graf), 3 137, Athens

Fracto festival, ACUD macht neu, Berlin

Process Experimental Film Festival, Riga, Latvia

NE555, Kinodromo, Bologna

Nocturnal Reflections, Macao, Milan

Metronomics, Another Vacant Space, Berlin

Autogestión (as part of MuseumMAN), Fundació Joan Miró, Barcelona

Underneath the Floorboards, Hackney Attic, London

 

2016

The Material Question, (solo presentation) Directors Lounge, Z-Bar, Berlin

Overland - an Overview, (solo presentation and edition launch) Grass Harp, Berlin

Sound Projections, film performance with live soundtrack, with Sylvia Schedelbauer & J. Surak, Spektrum Berlin

[auslands-filme], (solo presentation) Ausland, Berlin

Light Movement 11, Spektrum, Berlin

 

2015

Another Vacant Space at Summa Contemporary, Madrid

Idiosyncratics label night, Cafe Central, Brussels

Fronteira International Documentary and Experimental Film Festival, Goiânia, Goiás, Brasil

Overland Collages, film performance with live soundtrack, with Esel Durch Wiederholung, eXperimontag, Mme Claude, Berlin

The Temenos Screening, Kino Xenix, Zurich

 

2014

It Narratives: The Movement of Objects as Information (for David Horvitz), Franklin Street Works, Stamford CT, USA

Vom Anhalten des Verschwindens, Lamspringer September, Lamspringe, Germany

The Marble Publicist (with Daniel Kupferberg), Superposition, Lehrter Siebzehn, Berlin

The Silence of a Movement, curated by Susanne Neubauer and HBK Braunschweig. Another Vacant Space, Berlin

kino serie #3: 48 Fragments (solo presentation curated by Adam Nankervis), Another Vacant Space, Berlin

 

2013

Dumbo Glow - Winter Videos in The Triangle, Curated by Leo Kuelbs and John Ensor Parker, New York

The Cuttıng Room, Nottingham Playhouse, Nottingham, UK

Material Cinema (Blue), film performance with live soundtrack, Salon Bruit in Tiefgrund, Berlin

Material Cinema, (solo exhibition/film performance, live sound), Echo Buecher, Berlin

<<Antennea>> (within exhibition of Daniel Kupferberg) Another Vacant Space, Berlin

 

2012

Light Movement Music, film performance with live soundtrack, Kunstfabrik am Flutgraben e.V, Berlin

Compounds of a Prism, Another Vacant Space, Berlin

 

2011

Freitag Kino 4, august 20th, tamtamart, Berlin

Leistungsschau, Kunsthalle am Hamburger Platz, 10. bis 30. Juni, Berlin

Black Stars on a White Sky, 28th april-1st may 2011, Another Vacant Space, Berlin

grand officiallee opening of "................" / Opacity Materials (solo presentations/film screenings), wflctn at Artport, Berlin

2010

Accidents/incidents and unpredicted events, Kinosaal in K77, Berlin

But what about the noise of crumpling paper..., wflctn at Artport, Berlin

Temporary Roots (solo presentation) tamtamart, Berlin

File #1 (with St. & St.) The Foundry, London

Glow, Z-Bar, Berlin

2009

Inside Outside, film performance with live soundtrack, 113 Dalson Lane, London

Films Without Music (curated), Staalplaat Working Space, Berlin

A Spires Embers (Museum MAN), Eidos Foundation/Gogolfest, Mystetskyi Arsenal Lavra, Kiev

Should The World Break In (MuseumMAN) Bereznitsky Gallery, Kiev

Reliquaries of Empires Dust (MuseumMAN) Bereznitsky Gallery, Berlin

Mobile, Norwich Arts Centre, Norwich UK

2006

Live Sound & Super8 Films, film performance with live soundtrack, with Lara Schroder, Electronic Church, Berlin

Oil Rig Catering, The Permanent Gallery, Brighton (as part of Oil Rig Catering tour)

2005

Art in the Age of New Technologies, ACCEA, Armenia

Progart, University of Brighton, Brighton UK

 

Audio performances at various locations between 2006 and 2013

Curating

 

Light Movement Amsterdam - as part of Alanna Lawley Residency, Hotel Maria Kapel, Hoorn, Amsterdam, 2017

Light Movement Athens - as part of 11472CTY (with Petra Graf), 3 137, Athens, 2017

Light Movement, monthly film series in Berlin, 2015-present (light-movement.blogspot.de)

We Need These Images, James Harrison, Richard Forbes-Hamilton, Alex Crocker, wflctn at Artport, Berlin, 2011

But what about the noise of crumpling paper..., wflctn at Artport, Berlin, 2010

Films Without Music, Staalplaat Working Space, Berlin, 2009

 

Publications

 

Overland (An Overview), edition box, Grass Harp 2016

The Silence of a Movement catalogue, Susanne Neubauer and HBK Braunschweig, 2014

The End Is The Beggining catalogue/CD, Sleep Disorders, 2013

Wafflecotton, (personal imprint for audio releases, see: wafflecotton.blogspot.de ) 2006-2013

 

 

Texts

 

Overland, L'emergere del possibile, Francesca Rusalen & Francesco Cazzin 2017 (Ital.) >>

Chaos Versus Frame, LFU 28, Toni D’Angela 2016 (Eng.) >>

Lo splendore del mondo, o la politica della bellezza, LFU 26, Toni D’Angela 2015 (Ital.) >>

 

 

 

Filmography

 

Overland, 2016, super 8, 22min, colour and black+white, sound

Movement and Stillness, 2014/2015, super 8, 10min, colour, silent

Sternwarten der Welt/Sun Doccuments, 2011, super 8, colour, soundtrack

Inside/Outside, 2008/2015, super 8, 7min, colour, soundtrack

Fragments/Structures, 2007/2015, super 8, 6min, colour, silent/soundtrack

Fleeting Landscape, 2006/07, super 8, variable durations, colour, silent

After Hours, 2005, super-8 transferred to SD, 07'18", colour, sound