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  • Brady Cranfield

    Brady Cranfield is a sound and visual artist, musician and writer. He has a MA in Communications and a MFA from SFU. His work has been exhibited and performed across Canada, including at the Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver.

  • Kevin Hanley

    Born in Sumter, South Carolina in 1969, Kevin Hanley has a BFA from Otis Art Institute, Los Angeles and a MFA from Art Center College of Design, Pasadena. Hanley has exhibited internationally, including at the 50th Venice Bienale (2003), SITE Santa Fe (2003, 1997), and Los Angeles County Museum of Art (2000). He lives and works in Los Angeles.

    Kevin Hanley is a Los Angeles-based artist whose practice includes video, photography, performance and sound. Engaging with the slippery relationship between time, memory and reason, Hanley is best known for structural studies in which he eliminates linear narrative. His humorous investigations into the mechanics of media toy with imagery by distorting the functions of space, movement, sound, context and color to create new perspectives.

  • Christian Kuras

    Christian Kuras received his MFA from Concordia in 2002 and since then has had solo exhibitions at the New Gallery, Calgary; Latitude 43, Edmonton; AKA Gallery, Saskatoon; Struts Gallery, Sackville; and Forest City Gallery, London ON. His works have been exhibited across Canada and in the UK. He currently lives and works in London, UK.

  • Tim Lee

    Tim Lee is a Vancouver based artist. Since receiving his MFA from the University of British Columbia in 2002 his work has been shown in numerous exhibitions in Vancouver as well as internationally, including at the Vancouver Art Gallery; Tracey Lawrence Gallery, Vancouver; Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto; Cohan & Leslie, New York; Lisson Gallery, London; Mori Art Museum, Tokyo; and Museum of Modern Art, New York.

Exhibitions

  • Threesixty

    KEVIN HANLEY
    March 19–April 23, 2005

    Kevin Hanley is a Los Angeles-based artist whose practice includes video, photography, performance and sound. Engaging with the slippery relationship between time, memory and reason, Hanley is best known for structural studies in which he eliminates linear narrative. His humorous investigations into the mechanics of media toy with imagery by distorting the functions of space, movement, sound, context and color to create new perspectives.

    Threesixty is a lifesize video installation of a skateboarder doing a 360 degree turn while cameras shoot him from four angles. The footage is edited so that the skater, while turning, appears to stay still while the room turns around him. The result is a collapse of linearity and a presentation of an impossible view (a view not possible from the subjective position of the skateboarder or cameras, only available to the viewer of the video installation). Hanley draws a parallel between music DJing techniques and his visual work with an interest in the writing and reading of the record (according to Adorno, the record’s message is ‘simultaneously fixed and hidden’, delivering an abstract indexical writing contained within the groove). Accordingly, in the video work Re-counting a Dancing Man, Hanley manually moves the footage of a store-bought Fred Astaire dance performance giving it the appearance of jumping forward and back akin to a DJ’s record scratching.

    Threesixty is the first in a two part series that takes the mixing of music and video as a starting point. Hanely’s exhibition, his first in Canada, is followed by the work of London artist Christian Kuras who also manipulates visual imagery through a relationship to the treatment of sound. Hanley’s suspension of action and conflated viewpoints sets up a dialogue with Kuras’ work that examines the hearing and seeing of looped sound to reflect upon a self-contained circularity of power.

Publications

Correlated Rotations

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Title: Correlated Rotations
Category: Exhibition Catalogue
Artist: Brady Cranfield, Kevin Hanley, Christian Kuras, Tim Lee
Writers: Tim Lee
Editor: Artspeak
Design: Julian Gosper
Publisher: Artspeak
Year published: 2005
Cover: Paper
Binding: Three-panel Foldout
Process: Offset
Features: 3 colour images, 7’’ vinyl record by Brady Cranfield
Dimensions: 18.5 x 18.5 x 0.5 cm
Weight: 113 g
ISBN: 0-921394-51-9
Price: $20 CDN

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