Kevin Atherton: In Two Minds

‘In Two Minds’ was first performed at the Project Arts Centre in Dublin in 1978. For this video/performance, Kevin Atherton recorded a series of questions-to-camera in the gallery during the daytime which he then answered live in front of an audience the same evening. Sitting opposite the playback of the video recording, screened on a […]

Presence at a distance: Alastair MacLennan and performing drawing in lockdown

How can the liveness of performance be sustained through mediated presence? How can artists engage with audiences at times of physical isolation? These questions have come to the fore for performance artists, archivists, curators, and audiences during the global pandemic. They have been no less impactful for a collaborative curatorial project I initiated around the […]

Research for ‘A Script for an Archive: Women’

The artist’s introduction to her work The video is a recording of Holly Davey’s presentation introducing A Script for an Archive: Women, at the artwork’s launch on 31st January 2022. Further reading and links to relevant material in the REWIND Archive A list of resources and research material used by the artist during her research […]