Chance History Art

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Film
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Shows six artists at work, one of them being Jimmy Boyle, the prisoner who spends his time in prison sculpting. Three themes interweave through the film - Chance; the role of accident in painting and change in performance - History; connections with surrealism and politics - Art; the present day, the way art merges with everyday life and is mediated by institutions

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Credits

producer/director

James Scott

Duration

00:50:00:00

Production places
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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

014455

Language

English

Subject category

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

U-Matic (low band); Access Print (Section 1)

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