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Artists’ Film Club: Patrick Ward and John Mowitt

Patrick Ward, Enthusiasm, Project Space (2017)

Student Common Room
School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies
University Road
University of Leeds
Leeds LS2 9JT

To coincide with his exhibition Enthusiasm, Patrick Ward will present a series of extracts and sequences from Hollywood movies, artist films and YouTube clips including lip-synced cabaret, muted power-ballads, automated religious song and extreme weather fetishes. He will be joined in conversation with Professor John Mowitt to discuss particular configurations of sound and image, audience and artist.

Practice-led PhD Candidate in the School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies at the University of Leeds, Patrick Ward (b.1977 Sheffield) is a graduate of The Slade School of Fine Art, University College London (MFA) and The School of Cultural Studies, Sheffield Hallam University (BA). He is an associate lecturer at University of The Arts London where he convenes the Moving- Image Research Group based at Camberwell College of Arts. His works have been shown at Skol, Montreal; Museum of Modern Art Ljubljana; Shift Festival of Electronic Arts, Basel; ACC Gallery, Weimar and Site Gallery Sheffield.

Ward’s multi-channel video Enthusiasm is currently showing in the Project Space until 10 May (10am to 5pm, Tuesday to Saturday). Enthusiasm is part of The Fold series curated by Sam Belinfante.

This event is free. All are welcome and there is no need to book.

Image: Patrick Ward, Enthusiasm, Project Space (2017)

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