'Bata-ville: We are not afraid of the future' (2005, 93mins, DV). Documentary feature co-produced, written, directed and distributed by Karen Guthrie with Nina Pope.

Create are delighted to announce that Karen Guthrie will launch From Context To Exhibition 2013 in The LAB on 25 April.

From Context to Exhibition, which takes place annually, is a contemporary look at how artists begin to translate collaborative processes and practice into the context of the white space. The work presented   forms part of The Learning Development Programme, an experiential learning programme for student artists, managed by Create.

KAREN GUTHRIE

Karen Guthrie is a freelance artist and film-maker, working on independently generated and commissioned projects solo and in collaboration with Nina Pope and their   company, Somewhere. Guthrie also lectures and gives professional development workshops within educational contexts. Guthrie lives and works at Lawson Park, the rural Lake District HQ of innovative arts organisation Grizedale Arts.

Watch excerpt of Pope and Guthrie’s film Bataville here

Projects & Exhibitions

2013-14  N W Cambridge
Artist residency with Nina Pope with University of Cambridge Archaeology Dept.

2011-12 Maximum Exposure Commission from Somerset Art Works

2010-14 The Floating Cinema Lead artist & programmer w/ Nina Pope on public art commission from Olympic Development Authority (now Legacy List)

Cat Fancy Short film & photowork exhibited at Wellcome Trust (London) & Bejing international Design Triennale (China)

2008-10 What Will the Harvest Be?
Development of a community garden in East London over 2008-2011 w/ Nina Pope, commissioned by Newham Council (UK)

Filmography includes:

'Living with the Tudors' (2007, 83mins, HD DV)
Researched, wrote, directed & produced 'Living with the Tudors' with Nina Pope. Funded by the Channel 4 Documentary Film Foundation.  Screened at Britdoc Film Festival and  SXSW Film Festival, Austin, Texas.

'Life-size Lilliput' (2006, 10mins, HD DV)
Short documentary with Nina Pope, commissioned by Grizedale Arts for '7 Samurai' exhibition at the 2006 Liverpool Biennale. Editor, camera, co-director, co-writer, co-producer.

'Bata-ville: We are not afraid of the future' (2005, 93mins, DV)
Co-produced, wrote, directed & distributed documentary feature with Nina Pope. Selected film festivals screenings: Edinburgh International Film Festival 2005, SXSW 2005 (Texas), Rooftop Films (New York City) plus gallery screenings including Tate Britain, Cornerhouse (Manchester) & Arnolfini (Bristol).

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