Film Practice group investigates the formal, ethical, and philosophical processes of moving image production and exhibition, including documentary filmmaking, artists’ moving image, fiction cinema, screenwriting, live art, and performance. Members of the cluster have made award-winning works on the end of life, Syrian refugees and the forcibly disappeared, extractive zones, the environment, displaced economies, a transgender Chinese migrant, neurodiversity, measurements, monsters, originality and copying, and the relationship between eater and eaten among others. Steven Eastwood, Yasmin Fedda, Sasha Litvintseva, Athena Mandis, Daniel Mann, and Kiki Tianqi Yu are the group’s core members.
The following is a sample of recent work:
Neuroculture Collective and Steven Eastwood, Neurocultures (2023, feature, forthcoming).
Mann, Daniel, Special Effects (2023, feature, forthcoming).
Stories without Borders (2022-23, cycle of shorts, produced by Yasmin Fedda), part of Protracted Displacement Economies (The Global Challenges Research Fund and Economic and Social Research Council funded project, 2020-23, Yasmin Fedda Co-I),
Litvintseva, Sasha and Beny Wagner, Constant (2022, short).
Mandis, Athena, Losing Grace (2021, short).
Fedda, Yasmin, Ayouni (2020, feature).
The Two Lives of Li Ermao (2019, feature, produced by Kiki Tianqi Yu).
Eastwood, Steven, Island (2017, feature).