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dc.contributor.authorShore, Tim
dc.date.accessioned2016-09-05T13:22:34Z
dc.date.available2016-09-05T13:22:34Z
dc.date.issued2015-07
dc.identifier.citationShore, T. (2015) 'BlindSpot: a site-specific film installation' [Installation] Workhouse, Southwell, July.en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10545/619857
dc.description.abstractThe site-specific installation captures the passing of time, tracing the patterns of sunlight and shadow cast by the iron window frames of the building across the floors of the empty dormitories. The Rev. J.T. Becher, the founder of the Workhouse said that ‘An empty workhouse is a successful one’ and the film plays with nothingness and emptiness - the absence of the people the building was designed to hold - and the slow passing of light and time which recalls the lives of the inmates and people who have lived and worked at the Workhouse.
dc.description.sponsorshipThe New Opportunities Award (NOA) enabled artists and independent curators to initiate their own collaborations with heritage partners. NOA is a new scheme developed by New Expressions and the Contemporary Visual Arts Network, working in partnership with Visual Arts South West.en
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dc.relation.urlhttp://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/the-workhouse-southwellen
dc.relation.urlhttp://www.newexpressions.org/New-Opportunities-Award/en
dc.relation.urlhttp://www.newexpressions.org/Professional-Resources/Films/en
dc.relation.urlhttp://www.newexpressions.org/Professional-Resources/Case-Studies/en
dc.relation.urlhttp://www.newexpressions.org/Professional-Resources/Documents/en
dc.subjectWorkhousesen
dc.titleBlindSpot: a site-specific film installation at the Workhouse, Southwell (National Trust) for New Expressions 3 (New Opportunities Award)en
dc.typeVideoen
dc.contributor.departmentUniversity of Derbyen
refterms.dateFOA2019-01-23T13:26:55Z
html.description.abstractThe site-specific installation captures the passing of time, tracing the patterns of sunlight and shadow cast by the iron window frames of the building across the floors of the empty dormitories. The Rev. J.T. Becher, the founder of the Workhouse said that ‘An empty workhouse is a successful one’ and the film plays with nothingness and emptiness - the absence of the people the building was designed to hold - and the slow passing of light and time which recalls the lives of the inmates and people who have lived and worked at the Workhouse.


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