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The Passenger or the search for identity (FW31)

A view from the academy

The role of research in British artists’ moving image. By Cate Elwes

"We were largely a product of art schoolexperimental media departments and remained marginal through a combination of the anti-market stance taken up by our left-leaning ideologues and the mainstream’s staggering indifference tomoving image”“Gone are the days when it was possible to apply speculatively to make a film or video with no particular venue in mind. Nowadays, projects need major partnership, several venues and a raft of ‘value added’ elements that includes generating opportunities for specific social groups regarded as disadvantaged and creating employment for other artists”