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14.12.18 WORKING WITH SCHOOLCHILDREN IN AYR

 

Workshop on contemporary art and performance today, with the talented pupils of Newton Primary School, as they get ready to produce their own artwork to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the re-establishing of the Scottish Parliament.  Sessions in January and February 2019 to come.

 

17.09.18 GUEST LECTURE IN GUANGZHOU NEXT WEEK

 

Visiting Zhongkai University School of Art and Design on the 26th September and delivering a lecture on “Light as an Art Form” on the 26th September.

 

12.06.18 TIME MACHINE SCREENING IN JAPAN

 

This 2013 work is reprised as part of Embassy Gallery and Maruseppu Art Residency season, Simply Beaming, screening at HOPE, Engaru, Hokkaido 14-15 June.

 

21.05.18 INTERACTION WITH FINE ART STUDENTS IN SHANGHAI

 

Paul Holmes is at the School of Art and Design, SUES today, exploring his own work in the context of the origins and evolution of the video art form.

 

11.05.18 NEW AYR ARTS COMMUNITY INTEREST COMPANY

 

Pleased to have been invited to sit on the board of directors of Fresh Ayr, the new CIC that has evolved from the voluntary organisation that has been running since 2016.  This organisation has injected new energy into the creative life of the town and this new structure will put it on a firm footing to continue its valuable work in the coming years.

 

04.04.18 NEW WORK SHOWING IN VALLETTA IN SEPTEMBER

 

Sculptural piece, "One and Three Discs (after Kosuth)" will show at Creative Legacies: Collaborative Practices for Digital Cultural Heritage, at the Saint James Cavalier, in Valletta, European Capital of Culture, from the 9-12 September.

 

15.02.18 PUBLIC TALK IN MEXICO CITY

 

Paul Holmes's session "Video Art as a Sculptural Form: An aesthetic investigation through practice" will take place at Filmoteca Unam, as part of the FICUNAM Film Festival at 13.00 on 2 March 2018.

 

13.01.18 GASTRIC TONES AT GEM CINEMA

 

In a third collaboration with prolific curator Manas Acharya and CIMA Gallery, new sound work Gastric Tones (2018) will feature as part of "Response: Installations and New Media", at Gem Cinema, Kolkata's newest contemporary art venue, from the 27 January - 28 February.

 

04.12.17 LITTLE CINEMA FESTIVAL

 

Time Machine, These Measures are for Your Protection and The Persistence of Vision (all 2013) to screen at the 4th Little Cinema International Film Festival, Theatre for Experiments in New Technologies, Kolkata, on the 10 December.  The Festival runs from  the 8-10 December.

18.09.17 CUMULUS CONFERENCE, BENGALURU

 

Introducing new work Gastric Tones at the Cumulus "Letters to the Future" conference in Bengaluru 22 November.  The conference runs from 21 - 24 November.  The work differs from previous sound works in that is relies entirely on involuntary, as opposed to performative sounds.

31.05.17 STORM PIECE AT GALERIA WAGNER

 

The exhibition "Storm Piece by Paul Holmes" will run at Galeria Wagner, Ericeira, Portugal from 24 July to 6 August.    The work responds to the theme of the large oceanic swells that hit the western European coast and bring visitors from all over the world to experience the surfing.

31.03.17 TEMPORAL SCULPTURES

 

Presenting this paper at the "Troubling Time" conference on the 2nd June.  Co-panellists include scholars Sarah Durkan Jonida Gashi.  The conference,  at Manchester University, runs from the 1 - 2 June.

22.12.16 KOLKATA ART FESTIVAL

 

Recently completed video work, Ballygunge Phari (2016) returns home for the Kolkata Art Festival in February.  Regular curator Manas Acharya is staging the group show "Shifting Narratives: A Multi-disciplinary art project"  in the specially restored Gem Cinema from 4-12 February.

22.12.16 GROUP SHOW CURATED BY PROBIR GUPTA

 

New sound work Storm Piece and recent video Ballygunge Phari (2016) will feature in Chander Haat group show "Life and Times: A Changing Landcape" at the Indian Academy of Fine Arts, Kolkata, from 22 - 29 March.  The exhibition is being staged by eminent artist, activist and curator Probir Gupta and features invited work from Pushpamala N among others.

24.11.16 PERSISTENCE OF VISION AT THE CCA

 

The 2013 video work The Persistence of Vision will screen at Glasgow's Centre for Contemporary Arts 7 - 11  December, as part of the Azimuth Sound and Image exhibition.

29.11.16 UNCOVERING MUSIC THROUGH SILENCE

 

Giving this talk in reference to video work Outside the Box  at the Azimuth Sound and Image symposium at Glasgow's CCA on the 7 December.

01.08.16 WORKSHOP WITH STUDENTS AT AMITY UNIVERSITY

 

Speaking to fine art and communication students about video art practice at  Amity University Kolkata on August 19 and Amity University Jaipur on the August 24.

 

30.07.16 NEW ARTS ORGANISATION IN AYR

 

Invited to sit on the management board of Fresh Ayr, a new voluntary organisation devoted to the arts and culture in the town.  The organisation will be reviving some of Ayr’s vacant retail spaces as venues for exhibitions, music, recitations and other public events.

11.04.16 OUTSIDE THE BOX IN TOKYO

 

Video work Outside the Box (2015) features in the exhibition "Azimuth Sound Image", showing at Tokyo Metropolitan University and the Miraikan National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation from the 21-28 April.

11.04.16 WORKSHOP WITH STUDENTS IN SHANGHAI

 

Speaking to film students at Shanghai Normal University about video art practice this morning.

29.02.16 WORKSHOP FOR SCHOOL CHILDREN, KL

 

Speaking to senior pupils about video art practice at Mont'Kiara International School, Kuala Lumpur this morning.

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