51zero/festival 2017 Programme

Launch event


Friday 27th October
Private View and Screening 

Rochester Cathedral Crypt, 7 – 9pm

The launch event presents an evening of short films, animations and heritage moving-image, screened alongside live music performances. Screenings are followed by complimentary refreshments and ‘meet the artists’.

Limited capacity, to reserve your place please contact Lynne Bax lynne.bax@rochestercathedral.org.


Contributors 

Richard Negre, Alia Syed, Semiconductor, Lotte Reiniger, Derek Ogbourne, Bas Jan Ader, Alix Delmas, Smadar Dreyfus, Maria Kheirkhah, Bertrand Gadenne, Beatriz Sachez Sanchez, Alban Low, Nick Ramm, Jeriah Nadesan.


Exhibitions
Open daily – 
Saturday 28th October – Thursday 2nd November


Screening
Rochester Cathedral Crypt, 10am – 4pm (ends Wednesday)

Artists’ film, animations and heritage moving-image accompanied by musical recordings.


Installations and Screening
Guildhall Museum, Court Hall, 10am – 5pm (closed Monday)

Installations, artists’ films, experimental digital and video work by established and emerging artists, students and graduates from University of Kent School of Music and Fine Art. Part of the programme are examples of network-art practices via Google search.

Contributors

David Goldenberg, Dan Rees, Seth Price, Martinka Bobrikova and Oscar de Carmen, Sung Tieu, Nikita Kadan, Li Binyuan, Nicola Baxter, Rose Sizer, Doug McMahon, Sarah Clervall & Coline Caussade, Ben Barton, Stephanie Parr, Hannah Plant, Sharmaine Kwan, Sophie Dixon, Georgina Wilcox,  Maeve Buckenham, Vito Acconci, First Acts short films programme.


Children’s Programme Screening
Guildhall Museum, Court Hall, 10am – 5pm (Sat, Sun, Thu)
Informal screening by Lotte Reiniger, a pioneer in the world of animated film, and a standard-bearer for women in the industry. Her hypnotic films, painstakingly crafted out of snippets of card and wire and animated by hand, have influenced generations of film-makers and artists.

Contributor
Lotte Reiniger


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Week Events


Saturday 28th October


 

Art Ingredients – Participatory activity open to all – stage 1
Guildhall Museum, Court Hall, 10am – 5pm
Audiences are invited to bring into the museum responses to the festival in the form of texts, objects, images or other creative ‘ingredients’ as a contribution to a large-scale installation that will form the raw material for stage 2 of this project.

Contributor 
David Goldenberg


 

Children’s Programme – Open to all
Guildhall Museum, Members Room, 10am – 1pm 
Suitable for children 5+ but adults are free to join. Bring fidget spinners if you have them. No need to RSVP just turn up.
Interactive Installations 10am – 4:30pm
Analogue Animations Workshop 11am
Shadow Puppets Workshop 12pm

Contributor 
Hannah Whittaker


 

The Face of Medway – Participatory photography workshop
Guildhall Museum, Members Room, 1:30pm – 4:30pm
Helen Marshall will take participants through her practice and working process with photography and digital art. This will be followed by a practical workshop based around the techniques of her latest public realm commission. Participants should bring along a self portrait and photos of themselves at all ages as well as a camera or camera phone.

Contributor
Helen Marshall


Sunday 29th October


 

Art Ingredients – Participatory activity open to all – stage 1 continued
Guildhall Museum, Court Hall, 10am – 5pm

This activity continues from Saturday, where audiences are invited to bring into the museum responses to the festival in the form of texts, objects, images or other creative ‘ingredients’ as a contribution to a large-scale installation that will form the raw material for stage 2 of this project.

Contributor 
David Goldenberg


 

Walk and Talk
Rochester Cathedral Crypt and Guildhall Museum, Court Hall, 12:30 – 2:30pm

Exhibiting artists will informally take the audience on a ‘tour’ of their work, from Rochester Cathedral Crypt to the Guildhall Museum. Welcome hot drinks from 12:30 – 1:00pm in the Crypt.

Contributors 
Alia Syed, Maria Kierkhah, Sung Tieu, David Goldenberg, Rose Sizer, Nicola Baxter


 

New Coordinated – Discussion with artists from all over the world
Guildhall Museum, Court Hall, 3pm – 4:30pm

Following from Walk and Talk, participants will have the chance to meets the artists over refreshment and canapes from 2:30 – 3pm. Afterwards, the Guildhall Museum will be hosting a discussion about developing a new programme of art for the Medway area. Lead by David Goldenberg, the public is invited to the discussion with international artists and curators.

Contributors
Attending: David Goldenberg, Alia Syed, Maria Kierkhah, Sung Tieu, Dan Rees, Rose Sizer, Nicola Baxter, Tim Meacham.
Skype: Martinka Bobrikova and Oscar De Carmen, Nikita Kadan, Alex Sand, Alexandra Tryanova,Nikolay Karabinovych, Tanya Jurican, Irina Ozarinskya.


 

Children’s Programme – Open to all
Guildhall Museum, Members Room, 10am – 4:30pm 

Suitable for children 5+ but adults are free to join. Bring fidget spinners if you have them. No need to RSVP just turn up.
Interactive Installations 10am – 4:30pm
Analogue Animations Workshop 11am & 2pm
Shadow Puppets Workshop 12pm & 3pm

Contributor 
Hannah Whittaker


Tuesday 31st October


 

Halloween at the Museum – Film Screening Night
Huguenot Museum, 7:30pm – 10pm

Title: Raw. 18 CERT 99 MINS, (FRA/BEL)

Synopsis: Exhilirating horror for Hallowe’en night as a young student develops a taste for human flesh after enrolling in a veterinary school. Not for the faint-hearted…
Book tickets here


 

Film Script – Drop in participatory activity – stage 2
Guildhall Museum, Court Hall, 12pm – 4:30pm

Audiences are invited to drop in at the Guildhall Museum and continue their contribution to the project, bringing material as a response to the festival. They will have the opportunity to assist the lead artist in developing the installation and translate the collected material into ideas for a film script.

Contributor 
David Goldenberg


Wednesday 1st November


 

Film Script – Participatory activity open to all – stage 3
Guildhall Museum, Court Hall, 12pm – 4:30pm

Following on from stage 2 of this project, audiences are invited to join David Goldenberg and Marina Moreno at the Guildhall Museum and will be guided by the artists to collaboratively produce a script for an agenda of Art in Rochester and Medway.

List of contributors 
David Goldenberg , Marina Moreno


Thursday 2nd November 


 

Landscape Painting – Outdoor live performance
Guildhall Museum, undercroft, 11am – 12:30pm

The public is invited to join the artist while she produces live a landscape painting. Her ‘free association’ method of working is related to how the viewer’s experience of a work can be modified through painting, cropping and framing. The work relates to her on-going interest in Romantic landscape. The performance is followed by a discussion on landscape painting and public art for Rochester.

Contributor 
Sarah Cameron


 

Open Projector – Short films and Pizza
The Royal Dockyard Church, 5pm – 6:30pm

An interesting event of films at the Historic Dockyard Church brought in by the public via Open Call. Open Projector provides an important opportunity for emerging artists, graduates, and students to screen and discuss their work in a peer group environment. The public is invited to participate to this closing strand of the festival which will precede the closing discussion forum, accompanied by a communal supper.

Contributor 
Emerging artists from Open Call, graduates and students from SMFA


 

Decreation New Coordinates – Closing discussion and supper
The Royal Dockyard Church, 6:30pm – 9:30pm

The festival closes with a discussion + supper inspired by the Tavola Aperta event at the Venice Biennale. Lead by David Goldenberg the concluding talk invites international curators and writers, critics and theorists, artists and the public to examine the ideas informed by the script produced with the audience as a response to the festival. A closing discussion will shape a program of art for the Medway area.
Capacity is limited, to reserve your place please contact Rose Sizer, projectmanager@51zero.org.

Contributors
Attending: David Goldenberg, Camilla Boemio, Jonathan Lahey Dronsfield, Sarah Cameron.
Skype: Alexandra Tryanova, Irina Ozarinskya, Nikolay Karabinovych.

 


Laure Prouvost, Monolog, 2009


51zero/festival 2014
THE OTHER SIDE OF HERE

October 10th-12th

Laure Prouvost – Exhibition  

An exhibition of three key works by 2013 Turner Prize winner, and 2011 Film London Jarman Award nominee, Laure Prouvost.

The Member’s Room, The Guildhall, Rochester, Fri 10th – Sunday 12th October, 10-5pm.

 

 

Sophie Dixon, Embassy Theatre, 2012

The Other Side of Here – Exhibition

Experimental film, video work and installations by artists, students and graduates from Medway, Kent, London and Northern France. A night-time projection by Bertrand Gadenne will be screened on the façade of Pop Creative space between 5.30pm-midnight daily.

Artists UK: Claire Manning, Jamie Jenkinson, TEA (Peter Hatton, Val Murray and Lynn Pilling), Catherine Linton, Ben Hunt, Georgina Wilcox, Daniel Denton, Claire Orme, Karen Crosby, Stephanie Boreham, Debbie Humm, Sharon McElroy, Sophie Dixon, David Houston, Thomas Pilcher and Sally Troughton.

Artists France: Frédéric Leterrier, Gaelle Bouchard and Bertrand Gadenne.

Pop Creative Space and outdoor venues, Chatham, Fri 10th – Sunday 12th October, 10am-5pm. 

Laure Prouvost, Monolog, 2009

51zero/festival 2014
THE OTHER SIDE OF HERE

October 10th-12th

Laure Prouvost – Exhibition  

An exhibition of three key works by 2013 Turner Prize winner, and 2011 Film London Jarman Award nominee, Laure Prouvost.

The Member’s Room, The Guildhall, Rochester, Fri 10th – Sunday 12th October, 10-5pm.

 

 

Anja Kirschner and David Panos, An Exchange for Fire: Non-Citizens (Film London Jarman Award 2012)

Film London Jarman Award Film Commissions (2009-2013)’ Shorts – Exhibition

A programme of short films of up to three minutes in duration, commissioned for Channel 4’s 3 Minute Wonder and Random Acts short-form daily arts strand as a result of the annual Film London Jarman Award. Artists include: Emily Wardill, Nathaniel Mellors, Lindsay Seers, Anja Kirschner and David Panos, Karen Mirza & Brad Butler, Shezad Dawood and Luke Fowler.

The Main Chamber, The Guildhall, Rochester, Fri 10th– Sunday 12th October, 10-5pm. 

Alix Delmas, Lalala, 2010

Alix Delmas, Thibault Jehanne & Gabrielle Le Bayon – Exhibition

An exhibition of works by contemporary French artists including Alix Delmas, Thibault Jehanne and Gabrielle Le Bayon.

Arts Lab, Sun Pier House, Chatham, Friday 10th, 2-5pm, Saturday 11th– Sunday 12th October, 10am-5pm.



Friday 10th October

Stefan Trois Carres, N+1, 2014

Stephane Trois Carres, N+1 – Participatory Performance

N+1 is a performative video installation and environment in which the public perform actions for 3’33” in the camera frame.  Their actions are recorded and form the backdrop to the next performance – gathering all actions into an ongoing digital immersive space.

The Guildhall Museum (undercroft), Friday 10th October and Saturday 11th October 2.30-5.00pm.

James Taylor performing with Rochester Cathedral Choir, Rochester Cathedral, 2014

James Taylor with Rochester Cathedral Choir – Opening Event

A Jazz Mass composed by James Taylor and performed live by James Taylor Quartet with Rochester Cathedral Choir (composed by young students from various local schools) accompanied by a curated screening programme. Drinks will be served.

The Main Chamber, The Guildhall Museum, Rochester, Friday 10th October, 7-9.30pm, performance 8pm (30 minutes approximately).



Saturday 11th October

Loren Beven and Katryn Saqui, Cine Boat, 2014

Loren Beven and Katryn Saqui, Cine Boat – Outdoor installation & Salon

The Cine Boat – a two seater Orkney Spinner by UCA graduates Loren Beven and Katryn Saqui moored on Sun Pier – will show award-winning director Michael Tyburski’s ‘Angelfish’. Kath Abiker will facilitate a salon-style conversation around how objects taken out of place and re-situated have the capacity to engage the viewer in social interaction – creating a new type of community via discourse around the object, the viewer and their lives.

Sun Pier, Saturday 11th October, 10am-5pm & Artists’ Salon, The Tearoom, Sun Pier House, 3-4pm.

Sylvian Chomet, The Triplets of Belleville, 2003

Sylvain Chomet, The Triplets of Belleville – Screening

When her grandson is kidnapped during the Tour de France, Madame Souza and her beloved pooch Bruno team up with the Belleville Sisters – an aged song-and-dance team from the days of Fred Astaire – to rescue him.  Directed by Sylvain Chomet, 2003.

Medway Little Theatre, Chatham, 10.30am-12pm.

Jolanta Majda & Clarinda Tse, Blocks Collectively, 2014

 

 Jolanta Morell & Clarinda Tse, Blocks Collectively – Outdoor Installation

Blocks Collectively is a video installation that presents a playful take on the architecture of Sun Pier House.

Sun Pier House Car Park, 11am – 5pm.

Edwin Burdis, Light Green and Dark Grey (An opera), 2014

Edwin Burdis – Film screening 

Edwin Burdis will screen a new video and sound work featuring St Nicholas Church and the surrounding area. Historian Len Feist will give a short talk on the history of Strood following the screening.

St Nicholas Church, Strood, Saturday 10th October, 11.30-12.30pm. 

Stefan Trois Carres, N+1, 2014

Stephane Trois Carres, N+1 – Participatory Performance

N+1 is a performative video installation and environment in which the public perform actions for 3’33” in the camera frame.  Their actions are recorded and form the backdrop to the next performance – gathering all actions into an ongoing digital immersive space.

The Guildhall Museum (undercroft), Friday 10th October and Saturday 11th October 2.30-5.00pm.

Luke Fowler, The Tenement Films, David, (Film London Jarman Award 2008)

Film London Jarman Award Film Commissions (2009-2013)’ Shorts – Artists’ Talk

Discussion between David Panos winner along with Anja Kirschner of the 2011 Jarman Award, Steven Ball, British Artists’ Film and Video Collection and guest festival curator Keith Whittle exploring artists’ film and video, and its contexts.

The Main Chamber, The Guildhall, Rochester, Saturday 10th October, 6-8pm.



Sunday 12th October

Katryn Saqui, WB CT14, 2014

Katryn Saqui, WB CT14 – Outdoor Installation

WB CT14 – a sound and film object based sculpture by Katryn Saqui installed on Sun Pier for one day only.

Sun Pier, Sunday 12th October, 11am-4pm.

Jolanta Majda & Clarinda Tse, Locks Collectively, 2013

 

 Jolanta Morell & Clarinda Tse, Bricks Collectively – Outdoor Installation

Bricks Collectively is a video installation that presents a playful take on the architecture of Sun Pier House.

Sun Pier House Car Park, 11am – 5pm.

Hannah Millest, 2013

 

 

Hannah Millest, Your Face, Your Self – Participatory Performance

A participatory audio/visual performance installation that invites the viewer to examine their relationship with their own reflection.

Sun Pier, 2-4.30pm.

Eléonore Saintagnan, Les Malchanceux, 2012

Eléonore Saintagnan, Frédéric Leterrier and Jivko Darakchiev – Screening

A selection of contemporary moving-image works by French artists Eléonore Saintagnan, Frédéric Leterrier and Jivko Darakchiev.

Princes Hall, Corn Exchange, Rochester, Sunday 12th October, 11am-4pm.

Amy Dickson, Film and Stitch, 2013

Amy Dickson, Film & Stitch – Workshop

Amy Dickson’s ‘Film and Stitch’ workshop invites participants of all ages to combine textile and film-strip to create their own moving-images, in the spirit of experimental animator Len Lye. Age 12+

Visitors were invited to bring: needles, thread, fine yarns, inks, felt tip pens, paintbrushes, scalpels, scratching equipment, or anything they would like to experiment with: dry pressed flowers, very thin fabrics, ribbon, tissue papers, letrasets.

Pop Creative Space, Chatham, Sunday 12th October, 11am-2pm.

Alix Delmas, Nuage, 2012/13

Alix Delmas and others – Walk and Talk

Tour selected 51zero Festival venues and works with Alix Delmas and other participating artists.

Various venues, Sunday 12th October, 2.30-3.30pm.

51zero Festival 2012

Open to all – Open Projector Evening

The festival closed with a fun ‘Open Projector’ evening to which the public was invited to bring their short films for screening to a live audience. 

Gallery Space, Sun Pier House 4.30-7.30pm.