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Explore the materiality of 16mm film, marking, scratching, drawing and manipulating the celluloid in various ways before running the film through a projector and viewing the colourful abstract results at the end of the session. Together, participants will create a collective visual and audio portrait inspired by imagery related to Liquid Crystal Display.

About Chris

Chris Paul Daniels is an Artist and Filmmaker, based in Manchester. His work is characterised by experimental documentation of communal perspectives and memories regarding geographical location. His work is regularly screened internationally and he has made work in and about Kenya, China, Iceland, Sweden and the Netherlands.

He graduated from the Royal College of Art in 2010 and co-won the Deutsche Bank Award for Art with Maria Anastassiou for Unravel, the longest hand painted film in Britain. This project resulted in one hundred public events across the UK including Tate Britain, BFI Southbank, Turner Contemporary and IKON Gallery.In December 2016, Unravel undertook a residency at the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York.

Recent commissions include ‘SAFE’ at HOME in Manchester, ‘A Tigers Skin’ at CFCCA, and ‘One Square Mile’ for Quays Culture (with Sam Meech). Screenings include the ICA, Hong Kong Arts Centre, Maxxi,  Winnipeg Underground Film Festival and Flatpack Film Festival.

His most recent commission ‘Northern Lights’ for ICA and The Grundy, screens at Rome Media Art Festival.

Chris is a Lecturer at Manchester School of Art.


Chris Paul Daniels

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