JAMES EDMONDS (1983 UK)

studio@jamesedmonds.org




Exhibitions/Screenings


2020


Großes Kino, kleines Kino #33: Die Kunst der Filmprojektion, Kino Arsenal, Berlin



2019


Cámara Lúcida, Cuenca, Ecuador

Nomadica – Weekend On the Moon 2019, Menomale, Bologna

Headroom Screening Series, University of Iowa IA

Too Close To Home, Shadowbox Studio, Durham NC

Eureka University Film Festival, Bogota, Colombia

Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF), Melbourne

Experimental Competition, Curtas Vila do Conde, Portugal

Inside/Outside (solo film program as installation), Studio Im hochhaus, Berlin
Lateral Film Festival, Cosenza, Italy

Fragments Past and Present (solo screening), Artsrping, Atelier Spitzmüller, Milchhof e.V, Berlin

Braziers Mini Indi Film Festival, ,Oxfordshire, UK

Fracto Experimental Film Encounter, Acud, Berlin

Short Cuts #6 (solo film presentation), Kunsthalle Mainz, Mainz, DE

Internationale Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen, Oberhausen, DE

Spectral Film Festival, Stevens Point, WI
Ann Arbor Film Festival (AAFF), Ann Arbor, MI
Light Field, San Francisco, CA
FLorida EXperimental Film and Video Festival (FLEX), Tampa, FL



2018


Istanbul Experimental Film Festival, Beyoglu Yesilcam Cinema, Istanbul
Swedenborg Film Festival, The Swedenborg Society, London
Films with soundtracks, w. Michael Freerix, Studio Im Hochhaus, Lichtenberg, Berlin
Compressed Air, Houston Cinema Arts Festival, Houston Cinema Arts Society, Houston, TX
Weekend Coi Morti, Nomadica, Spazio Menomale, Bologna
Transient Visions, Spool Contemporary Art Space, Johnson City, NY
Projections, New York Film Festival (NYFF), Film Society of Lincoln Center, New York
The Unseen Festival (Separated by the Sea), Counterpath, Denver, CO
Wavelengths, Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), Toronto
Kinodot Experimental Film Festival, St. Petersburg
Expo2001∞ (group exhibition), Argh!, Berlin
Fracto festival, ACUD macht neu, Berlin
Untitled audio-visual super8 performance, Spektrum, Berlin
Light Movement 29: Spring Portraits, 21st April, Spektrum, Berlin
Cinema Parenthese, solo film presentation, Greylight Projects, Brussels
Process Experimental Film Festival, Riga



2017


ULTRAcinema, Puebla, Mexico
Idiosyncratics label night (audiovisual performance), Cafe Central, Brussels
Âge d’Or Festival, CINEMATEK, Brussels

Light Movement Athens (as part of 11472CTY) Open Air Cinema Riviera, Exarcheia, Athens

11472CTY (exhibition w.Petra Graf), 3 137, Athens
Fracto festival, ACUD macht neu, Berlin
Process Experimental Film Festival, Riga
NE555, (solo screening +performance w. Nicola Tirabasso), Kinodromo, Bologna
Nocturnal Reflections (solo screening +performance w. Nicola Tirabasso), Macao, Milan
Metronomics, Another Vacant Space, Berlin
Autogestión (exhibition 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/ 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 (audiovisual performance), Cafe Central, Brussels
Fronteira International Documentary and Experimental Film Festival, Goiânia, Goiás, Brasil
Overland Collages, film performance with live soundtrack, w. 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, group exhibition), Franklin Street Works, Stamford CT, USA
Vom Anhalten des Verschwindens (group exhibition), Lamspringer September, Lamspringe, Germany
The Marble Publicist (performance 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
<<ANTENNAE>> (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, an exhibition by 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 and Super8 Films (audiovisual performance) 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
 
Music performances at various locations between 2006 and 2013
 
 


 
Texts and Press


James Edmonds – Flickering Everyday - Lina Louisa Krämer (Shortfilm.de 2019)

A Home of Geometry and Poetry - Mattia Fiorino (il tempo impresso 2019)

Kurzfilmabend in der Mainzer Kunsthalle - Fred Balz (Mainz Allgemeine Zeitung 2019)
Strangest Things: on Projections at the 56th New York Film Festival - Toni Pipolo (Artforum 2018)
Toronto: Wavelengths Preview — "We Do Not Care if We Go Down in History as Contrarians" - Michael Sicinski (MUBI Notebook 2018)

Cosmic curiosities: umpteen highlights of Toronto’s 2018 Wavelengths showcase - Jordan Cronk (Sight and Sound Magazine 2018 - BFI)

A Return (James Edmonds, 2018) - Alonso Castro (Desistfilm 2018)
Movement and Stillness - Francesca Rusalen & Francesco Cazzin (L’emergere del possibile 2017) (Ital.)
Overland - Francesca Rusalen & Francesco Cazzin (L’emergere del possibile 2017) (Ital.)
Chaos Versus Frame: in conversation with James Edmonds - Toni D’Angela (la furia umana no.28 2016)
Lo splendore del mondo, o la politica della bellezza -  Toni D’Angela (la furia umana no.26 2015) (Ital.)
 
 
 


Curating
 
Light Movement, monthly film series in Berlin, 2015-present ( light-movement.blogspot.de )
Light Movement Amsterdam - as part of Alanna Lawley Residency, Hotel Maria Kapel, Hoorn, Amsterdam, 2017
Light Movement Athens (as part of 11472CTY), Open Air Cinema Riviera, Exarcheia, Athens, 2017
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
 
 


 
Writing
 
Shipments of Time: some fragments for Jeannette, Jeannette Muñoz - The Landscape As a Sea, Revista Lumiere, 2017
To Stan Brakhage, la furia umana 27, 2015




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 Beginning catalogue/CD, Sleep Disorders, 2013
Wafflecotton, personal imprint for music releases ( wafflecotton.blogspot.de ) 2006-2013
various other audio releases since 2005
 
 


 
Filmography
 

The Path of Long Learning, in progress 2019, super8, 16min, colour, sound

Seasons/Patterns, 2019, super8, 14min, colour, silent
A Return, 2018, 16mm, 6min, colour, soundtrack
Overland, 2016, super8, 22min, colour/b&w, sound
Movement and Stillness, 2014/2015, super8, 10min, colour, silent
Sternwarten der Welt/Sun Documents, 2011/in progress, super8, colour, soundtrack
Inside/Outside, 2008/2015, super8, 7min, colour, soundtrack
Fragments/Structures, 2007/2015, super8, 6min, colour, silent/soundtrack
Fleeting Landscape, 2006/07, super8, variable durations, colour, silent
After Hours, 2005, super8 to SD, 07’18”, colour, sound






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