Motion Path. A Building Films Itself
Johnstone, Stephen and Ellard, Graham. 2008. Motion Path. A Building Films Itself. In: Frank Eckardt, ed. Media and Urban Space: Understanding, Investigating and Approaching Mediacity. 1 Berlin: Frank and Timme. Verlag fur Wissenschaftliche Literatur, Berlin., pp. 181-200. ISBN 978-3-86596-142-6 [Book Section]No full text available
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This essay is an account of the research, development and filming process for the 12 screen, synchronised video installation ‘Motion Path’. 'Motion Path' was commissioned by The De La Warr Pavillion, Bexhill and funded by a Film London research award (2005) and was filmed in four of Erich Mendelsohn's pre-war public buildings. It was shown as a solo exhibition at the De La Warr Pavillion 8 April-2 July 2006, alongside the touring exhibition 'Erich Mendelsohn: Dynamics and Function - Realised Visions of a Cosmopolitan Architect' curated by The Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen (Institute for Foreign Cultural Relations), Berlin. In the book, 'Media and Urban Space: Understanding, Investigating and Approaching Mediacity', international and interdisciplinary research, projects and considerations about the emerging 'Mediacity' are presented. Contributions from scientists, artists, and architects from 14 different countries analyze, research and creatively approach the cultural, social, political, and economical phenomena of the encounter between media and urban space.