Edge of Frame: Signal to Noise

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Edge of Frame started life as a blog on experimental animation written by artist and curator Edwin Rostron, and last year grew into a boundary-hopping weekender at the Whitechapel Gallery and Close-Up Cinema. We asked Rostron to put together a special Optical Sound-inspired programme of shorts, and he’s delivered the goods with a selection of extraordinary experiments exploring sound and music in various interesting ways. Includes animators making music, abstraction and noise, songs sung badly and beautifully, and a rare 16mm screening of Barry Spinello’s 1969 Soundtrack made with hand-painted image and hand-painted sound.

Programme:
- Afterimage Selves (Sabrina Ratté, Canada 2014, 4 mins)
- Nightclub (Jonathan Hodgson, UK 1982, 6 mins)
- Ode to Lumpy (Lilli Carré, US 2014, 4 mins)
- Siniestro del Jefe (Anibal Bley, Chile 2015, 5 mins)
- Jessica (Amy Lockhart, US 2014 5 mins)
- Information Suite (Jonathan Gillie, UK 2017, 3 mins)
- Jukebox (Run Wrake, UK 1994, 5 mins)
- Soundtrack (Barry Spinello, US 1969, 10 mins)
- Enough (Emily Hubley, US 1993, 5 mins)
- Noisy Licking, Dribbling and Spitting (Vicky Smith, UK 2014, 3 mins)
- GREEN | RED (Peter Burr, US 2014, 10 mins)
- Let Your Light Shine (Jodie Mack, US 2013, 3 mins)

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Friday, April 7, 2017 - 18:00
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