Time and Motion

An evening of live animation and performance different from Paper Cinema's The Odyssey but equally as wondrous. If the Odyssey was story, spectacle and intrigue, then I would consider Time & Motion to have been more spectacle and intrigue. Held at Millennium Point and only costing a fiver this was a highly affordable event for the open minded. Attractions included the first ever UK show by Japanese duo Usaginingen, whose home-made opto-machinery produces real-time visuals through specially made filters soundtracked by a live percussion score. Artist/Knitter Sam Meech shared his special brand of ‘knitted cinema’ with a show that combined stop-motion, 7 inch singles, Eadweard Muybridge and knitting. Finally to close the show Sculpture, explored the realm of electronic music, kinetic art, comic strips and audiovisual cut-ups by using a mix of analogue and digital practices, and a couple ...