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Artist Sandy Williams IV filming dance artist Beth Loughran performing choreographic movement during the take of this durational based concept.

Exhaustion Series (2015-2018) by Sandy Williams IV

By Beth Loughran | 12 September 2022

An example of research through creative practice through structures of collaboration, residency and transnational networks. Exhaustion V featuring Beth Loughran An ongoing collaboration that began during Sandy Williams IV’s residency at Institute of the Arts in 2017. Sandy was in the process of creating the Exhaustion Series (2015-2018), and after their introductory lecture, made a […]

Research Highlights

‘Sheep-Walk 5a (Holyrood Speaks)’ (prefabstories, 2023) by Dr Martin Fowler

By Martin Fowler | 31 August 2023

5 Aug 2023 #scotland #stopmotionanimation #montageA political montage juxtaposing still images of Scottish ‘Highland’ dancers – as seen at the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo – and an audio track taken from a Scottish Parliament Select Committee hearing into increasing levels of drug deaths in Scotland. (prefabstories, 2023) Author Martin Fowler Born in Edinburgh, Fowler trained […]

Mara (2018) directed by Clive Tonge, starring Olga Kurylenko

By Clive Tonge | 29 August 2023

Storyline – ‘Criminal psychologist Kate Fuller is assigned to the murder of a man who has seemingly been strangled in his sleep by his wife; the only witness is their eight-year-old daughter Sophie. As Kate digs into the mystery of an ancient demon which kills people in their sleep, she experiences the same petrifying symptoms […]