PARC Shorts (Moose Cinema)
15th May 2015: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Moose Cinema, Upper Street, London College of Communication
A screening of short films made by PARC to accompany and explore exhibitions and events.
From Robert’s: Robin Christian, 2014. 6 minutes
Robert’s Rummage shop is an institution in Hastings Old Town. Selling everything from knives and forks to oil paintings, and everything in between. This study of the shop and its owner, Robert Mucci was made to accompany the Postcards from Roberts exhibition shown at PARC in 2014.
Good Housekeeping Colour Cookery: Maggie Norden and Val Williams, 2009. 6 minutes
Made by Maggie Norden and Val Williams as a part of the 2009 Fashion and Food symposium at London College of Fashion, this short film uses stills and commentary by Maggie Norden to explore the emergent culture of middle class party food in the 1960s, as it appeared in the Good Housekeeping Colour Cookery book.
John Wall and the Directory of British Photographic Collections: Robin Christian, 2014. 7 minutes
With readings from letters and papers in the John Wall archive, this film explores the resonance of the archive and the making of the Directory of British Photographic Collections, published in 1977.
Traveller Homes – a film about Dave Fawcett: Robin Christian and Tom Hunter, 2013. 9 minutes
Robin Christian and Tom Hunter travelled to the South of France in 2013 to make this short film about Dave Fawcett (Traveller Dave) who photographed the buses used by young travellers as transport and accommodation during their trips to European music festivals in the 1990s. Made to accompany the Life on the Road exhibition, curated by Val Williams and Tom Hunter for LCC Green Week, 2014.
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