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Gershin Iskowitz Prize Exhibition

Lewis, Mark (2009) Gershin Iskowitz Prize Exhibition. [Show/Exhibition]

Type of Research: Show/Exhibition
Creators: Lewis, Mark

Solo show. Works by internationally acclaimed film maker Mark Lewis. His carefully composed films reflect a fundamental tension between the still and moving image, inviting the viewer to consider the constraints of cinema.

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Mark Lewis

Research Interests

Uses film as gallery installation medium to reflect and form critique of dominant cultural forms as they are reflected in cinema. Exhibited internationally in galleries and film festivals
Current Research

The work, mainly using film as a gallery installation medium, reflects and forms a critique of dominant cultural forms as they are represented in cinema. The installations, like 'Peeping Tom' and 'Upside Down Touch of Evil' make direct reference to existing works in the cannon and 'The Pitch' reflects on the way the process of cinema production marginalises fundamental aspects of the culture by examining particularly the 'role' of the film extra. The work has received wide exhibition in galleries and film festivals, received critical review and won awards.

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Your affiliations with UAL: Colleges > Central Saint Martins
Date: 2009
Related Websites: http://www.marklewisstudio.com
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Locations / Venues:
LocationFrom DateTo Date
Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, CanadaSeptember 2009January 2010
Date Deposited: 04 May 2010 15:07
Last Modified: 12 May 2010 13:49
Item ID: 2037
URI: https://ualresearchonline.arts.ac.uk/id/eprint/2037

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