Vincent James - Exploring PAPER

Residency dates: 25 July – 5 September 2015 Opening Times: 11am – 5pm every Saturday Launch: Thursday 23 July 2015, 6-9pm

Pot Bound
Ink on cut-out Paper
42 x 29cm
2015
£300
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Mix Up
Ink on cut-out Paper
42 x 29cm
2015
£300
Bucketfuls
Ink on cut-out Paper
42 x 29cm
2015
£300
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Soda Stream
Pen & Watercolour on Paper
15 x 21cm
White Flag
Pen & Watercolour on Paper
21 x 15cm
Sour Note
Fabric, toy stuffing & Steel
45cm x 27cm x 18cm
For his Exploring PAPER Residency, Vincent will use paper cut-outs and stop-motion animation to create site-specific projected installations. Vincent will explore the potential of paper as a screen for projected animation. Cut-out paper shapes will be animated, and back-projected through a screen or collaged objects attached to a wall. Vincent intends to create stop-motion films that spill, fly or explode out of the studio. The studio and surroundings of PAPER would be a key element in this process as Vincent creates work to animate specific architectural features and windows of the space.
 
Every Saturday during the residency period, from 11am to 5pm, Vincent will open the studio to the public and allow them to see how his ideas are progressing and learn more about his work. The public can learn stop motion techniques and help Vincent expand the interactive environment of the studio.

Vincent draws from an ever-expanding catalogue of objects appropriated from cartoons. He would give these objects the opportunity to explore, experiment, and animate the spaces of PAPER; bringing to life what may have been previously overlooked corners or features of the space.

After completing his MA at Goldsmiths in 1999, Vincent James has exhibited nationally and internationally. His work is part of the Touchstones Art Gallery Permanent Collection, and Frederick R Weisman Art Foundation Collection, California. And visitors to Bury’s Light Night over the last three years will remember his site-specific installations projected onto empty shop windows.
 
In January 2016, Vincent will present a new body of work developed from his residency at PAPER. This exhibition will be the culmination of his exploration into paper.
 
The scheme is funded by Arts Council of Englandthrough Grants for the Arts.