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The most powerful weapon in this world

Baseman, Jordan (2010) The most powerful weapon in this world. [Show/Exhibition]

Type of Research: Show/Exhibition
Creators: Baseman, Jordan

This solo exhibition of three experimental portrait-based films (Joy on Toast, Nasty Piece of Stuff and Inside Man) was specifically commissioned by Alessandro Vincentinelli (Senior Curator and the Head of Exhibitions) and Laurence Sillars (Chief Curator) of the Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead. The installation was designed and built especially for the Baltic and was timed to accompany the major Jenny Holzer exhibition in 2010. This exhibition is significant in that these works were brought together for the first time, in an installation that created an opportunity to really question perception and identity. The methodologies used to create these works are connected: the participants were interviewed and recorded using only audio. This approach allows creative invention within the editing process of both the audio and the visual elements which deconstructs the conventions of the ‘talking head’ interview.

Your affiliations with UAL: Colleges > Wimbledon College of Arts
Date: March 2010
Related Websites: http://archive.balticmill.com/showmediaframe_nl.php?file=H42127.mp4&double=true
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Projects or Series: Research Outputs Review (April 2010 - April 2011)
Locations / Venues:
LocationFrom DateTo Date
Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead6 February 20109 May 2010
Material/Media: film
Measurements or Duration of item: 39 minutes
Date Deposited: 10 Feb 2012 14:30
Last Modified: 08 Mar 2013 17:16
Item ID: 5037
URI: https://ualresearchonline.arts.ac.uk/id/eprint/5037

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