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'Lull' for 'JMNEWVIEWS: A Contemporary Response to the Life and Work of John Martin'

Lookup NU author(s): Professor Christopher Jones

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Abstract

This project explores commemoration within the context of a rural community. “Lull” is a site-specific video work made for JMNEWVIEWS which commissioned three works for the village of Haydon Bridge, rural Northumberland to mark the 150th. anniversary of the death of the English Romantic painter John Martin (1789-1854). A ten minute video work made in collaboration with Siân Bowen, was filmed in the church clock tower of the village in which John Martin was born, and was projected 8' x 5' in a former chapel building dating from Martin's lifetime and situated in his birthplace.


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Artist(s): Bowen S, Jones C

Publication type: Exhibition

Publication status: Published

Year: 2004

Number of Pieces: 1

Venue: Chapel building

Location: Haydon Bridge, Northumberland

Media of Output: 10 mins 8' x 5' video installation

Notes: JMNEWVIEWS was financed by Arts Council England through Commissions North, and also included site specific works by David Goard and Julie Livesey.


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