Bite size: Expanded Field of Painting
  • Peninsula Arts Gallery, Roland Levinsky Building

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Malcolm Le Grice moved from painting into film and installation as a way of extending the experience and two dimensionality of the canvas. Join Dr Sarah Chapman, Director of Peninsula Arts, for an introduction into what is known as the expanded field of painting, alongside a look at the interplay between Le Grice’s ‘graphic works’ and moving image installations.

Date: Thursday 9 March
Time: 13:00
Venue: Peninsula Arts Gallery, Roland Levinsky Building, Plymouth University
Ticket information: Free admission, booking not required

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Horror Film 1 is a live shadow performance from 1971. Approximately 15 minutes. Uses three 16mm projectors with changing colour loops and a recorded sound track of breathing. © Le Grice.

'Voices' Season - Original Voices

Peninsula Arts looks to support new and undiscovered cultural voices, as well as bringing those internationally renowned voices to the region and this is explored in this season’s programme.

Born in Plymouth, Malcolm Le Grice pioneered new ways of presenting moving image as multi-screen projection and installation in the 1960s. He is recognised as being one of Britain’s most innovative and experimental film-makers.

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