projects 2008

  A NEW AND EXCITING EXPERIENCE
Nederlands Instituut voor Mediakunst (NL) from 14. Nov 08 : This is the story of a woman who does everything by the booklet... A NEW AND EXCITING EXPERIENCE is a suite of works (installations, book, film) based on the language of user manuals. Originally commissioned by SPACE Studios and Queen Mary College London, works are now installed as part of the group show 'Speaking Out Loud', Amsterdam.
  First Thursday exhibitions
6th Nov 2008: ambient.space & Lucy Thane present: Crisis in the Credit System by Melanie Gilligan; Aju J's New Year Feast – In the Year of the Fire Dog by Manu Luksch & Mukul Patel, and live music by Petit Mal...
  Wireless Camera Filmmaking Workshops
film workshops with young people, exploring CCTV and wireless cameras for story telling
  recursively yours,
three sound and light works by mukul
  Mapping CCTV around Whitehall
A short video about mapping locations and range of CCTV cameras in central London. [ VIDEO 160 sec, QT]. upcoming screenings as part of PLAYING WITH SPACE: firstsite Gallery Colchester 26 MAR; LADA London 25 MAR 2015
  AMBIENT.VISTA
The works of ambient.vista artist-in-residence programme 2008 were shown at V2 The Wharf London. The catalogue is downloadable as pdf.
  Indian Music Resource
A new online resource of materials on the music of North India, based on Mukul's studies with Sohan Nilkanth: sound and text, coming soon...
  FACELESS
CCTV sci-fi fairy-tale narrated by Tilda Swinton. [DVD] [trailer] [screening dates]
  The Spy School
Each exercise scrutinises the public - private borderline of post-9/11 daily life in a climate where the ethic of surveillance is in the ascendancy and the development of its technologies in overdrive.
  Make it snow! Make it snow! Make it snow!
... is a one-minute film commission Animate Projects and RSA Arts & Ecology as part of Stop. Watch. in association with Arts Council England and Channel 4. The film is a (very) short meditation on the manipulation of winter landscapes for tourism that points to their fragility and recalls the need for a holistic perspective. The video was shown at Centre Pompidou HORS PISTES 09, and premiered at the International China Youth Arts Festival in Beijing. [VIDEO mp4]