film / video / VJ

  Unknown Territories [C4's Random Acts]
[selected for Sheffield Doc/Fest 2015, 5-10 June 2015] This three-minute film by Manu Luksch explores the contemporary art of pole dancing and its image in society through Elena Gibson, one of the genre's celebrated performers. The soundtrack includes Elena's accounts of cornerstone events in her relationship to pole dancing.
16. - 16.Mar.13 BOURNEMOUTH: Uncovered 2013
Uncovered 2013 is a free, one-day visual arts exhibition which explores the impact of surveillance on our society, bringing awareness to issues such as privacy invasion, government interference and voyeurism; while also investigating the public’s moral standards on these issues. Uncovered will take place on Wednesday 6th March 2013, at The Life Centre, Winton, with an open viewing from 11am-5pm, and an evening presentation and champagne reception from 7pm. The exhibition will feature work from students at The Arts University Bournemouth and will include a special presentation of ‘Faceless’, the feature film from filmmaker Manu Luksch.
23.Jun.12 COLCHESTER [UK]: Playing With Space
A weekend of free film and performance showing how urban space can invite, provoke and repress playful and performative behaviour.
A city offers high concentrations of people in confined spaces: ideal conditions for performance. The work on show in Playing With Space looks at how this performance potential has been explored by artists, free-runners, base-jumpers, high-wire experts, and film directors. considering performance in a variety of ways.
As well as the films on show in the auditorium, there will be two artists’ performances taking place around the building: Alternative Site Survey by Holly Rumble and Practising firstsite by urban (col)laboratory.
Curated by Associate Artist Lawrence Bradby and firstsite volunteer Tim Phillips.
4.45 – 5.35pm: screening of FACELESS by Manu Luksch
11. - 12.Aug.12 WEYMOUTH [UK]: WELCOME TO THE TREASUREDOME
Manu Luksch's film Make it Snow! Make it Snow! Make it Snow! is screening in WELCOME TO THE TREASUREDOME, an exhibition of artists' moving image taking place at the new ICCI 360 Arena on the seafront in Weymouth during the Olympics. The exhibition is curated by Kayla Parker and Stuart Moore on behalf of ICCI (Innovation for the Creative and Cultural Industries) with Plymouth University. A programme of Animate Projects films will be screened in the new Arena, which will display audiovisual / moving image artwork via 5 projectors, with the screens arranged in a 'seamless' circle wrapped around the inside of a 21-metre diameter dome, and with surround-sound.
27.Sep.12 LONDON: Whitechapel Art Gallery
LONDON OPEN at Whitechapel Gallery presents FACELESS by Manu Luksch, who will be present for an artist talk
03. - 05.May.12 GENEVA [CH]: 'Faceless' at Forum of electronic arts
The Centre d'Art Contemporain Genève will host the Forum of electronic arts, including works and presentations by Manu Luksch ('Faceless'), übermorgen, Adela Picòn, Monolake, Dominique Moulon, and others.
15.Sep.11 MARIBOR [SL]: FACELESS screening
Cinema Udarnik, 8pm: screening of FACELESS (AT/UK 2007) by Manu Luksch
22.Mar.11 ROTTERDAM [NL]: Piet Zwart Institute: screening of FACELESS
'Sniff, Scrape, Crawl…' is a series of lectures examining the porous borders of privacy in the digital age. The next lecture and screening will explore optical forms of surveillance in all of its ominous complexities and perversities. The lecture by Steve Rushton will be followed by a screening of 'Faceless' by Manu Luksch and 'Suicide Box' by (BIT) the Bureau of Inverse Technology. Time: doors open at 19:15, lecture begins at 19:30 Location: Mauritsstraat 36, 3012 CJ Rotterdam Entrance free
10.Mar.11 PORTSMOUTH [UK]: Beyond Surveillance
PORTSMOUTH [UK], aspex Gallery: Beyond Surveillance Artistic strategies against video surveillance. A programme of short videos curated by Manu Luksch. Produced by VideoClub, Brighton.
28.Jan.11 BRUSSELS [BE] Privacy Party
23:00 Privacy Party at Recyclart, Urselinnenstraat 27, 1000 Brussel A unique event, which pays attention to the many possibilities, benefits, and risks of security measures and ‘big brother’-issues that may be present and may or may not be evident to the public eye. Includes screening of video works by Manu Luksch. A side event of the 4th International Conference "Computers, Privacy & Data Protection. European Data Protection: In Good Health?" (CPDP 2011) Organised by la Ligue des Droits de l’Homme, Liga voor de Rechten van de Mens, VUB - LSTS and Je M’en Fish
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