Performed by Barbara Campbell and Yu Bao Di, Minto, New South Wales, 2010, DVD, no sound Screened at: New Work Old Tricks, Campbelltown Arts Centre, Sydney (30 April – 7 August, 2011)Curator: Susan Gibb
Farewell to Meng Haoran at Yellow Crane Tower is a video document of a performance Campbell made as part of SiteLab 2010, a project of Campbelltown Arts Centre …
“Every day, people create events, that create words, that create pictures, that people see, that people touch, that people read, that people say, that people hear, that people mishear, that people argue against, that people refuse to believe, that people have barely scanned, that people don’t have time for, that people don’t hear, that people don’t read, that people can’t actually imagine quite how it was for those other people, that nevertheless have come off on their hands as black ink, that have come out of their mouths as misquoted lines, that have somehow gone in, been rubbed in, to their eyes to their pores, to their neurons, to their cells, somehow.”
The Guardian Weekly of November 9, 2009 was scanned for five and seven-syllable runs of credible poetry by conference participants on the day, was then compiled into haiku by Campbell, laid out using embossed Dymo labels, ...
zero hour was a live audio performance by Barbara Campbell with quest artists Amanda Stewart and Stevie Wishart …
U-matic Video, colour, sound, 6-mins
In Griffith University Art Collection, Accession No 000816.01B
“During the shooting of “Apocalypse Now”, Eleanor Coppola began keeping a journal about the production of the film.” Campbell’s video was inspired by Coppola’s personal account of the making of Francis Coppola’s film, “Apocalypse Now” ...
Shot on S-VHS, completed on U-matic, 1992, 6 min
“Madame Tussaud’s story is woven around the great portrait machine of the revolution – the guillotine …
colour, sound, Super 8
Banner is described as “A compressed history of US expansionism by way of some well-known cultural icons.“1
“Working backwards, the distinctive red stripes of Sydney’s Coca Cola sign and REagan’s Star Wars policy must have inspired that original star-spangled banner worked out by Betsy Ross and George Washington on a clear Philadelphia night in 1776.“2
Screened at:Eclipse program of film & video, Sydney Observatory, 1990Matinaze 1990, Art Gallery of New South WalesInstitute of Modern Art, Brisbane, 199139th Melbourne International Film Festival, 1991
1. Matinaze 1990 catalog.
2. “Eclipse” (1990) screening program
Super 8 film, Dual projection, colourSound by Michelle Andringa
This work had two iterations …
Super 8 film, colour
Shown at the 8th Sydney Super 8 Film Festival held at the Chauvel Cinema, 26 November 1987.
An experimental film work made during a Super 8 workshop led by Geoff Weary at Tin Sheds Art Workshops, University of Sydney. The main ‘techniques’ employed were in-camera slow motion and coloured cellophane ‘filters’ attached to the camera lens with rubber bands.
Poster for A ROOM ARI opening exhibition located at 446 George Street, Brisbane.