1st September 2004
Film-maker Andrew Quinn developed an interest in video almost by accident.
He was a
painter when he enrolled on the Fine Art course at the Hull School of Art and
Design but progressed through digital photography to video and now organises
regular short video screenings at The Lamp in
23-year-old from Garforth near Leeds is due to graduate with a first-class
honours degree and the Dean’s Prize for Best Performing Undergraduate at
"When I first came to the university I did series of paintings, sets of ten in each series," says Andrew. "I later started working with digital photography, which naturally moved on to using video.”
Andrew describes his video shorts as "experimental cinema but quite light-hearted, simple and fun".
"My films come in sets or series of similar types of work - for example, nine or ten pieces are based around music composed from repeating and overlaying sections of video footage taken of small objects such as spoons, glasses or rulers. The majority of these works are concerned with very small moments in time or time itself."
Andrew set up Slack Video with fellow fine artist Gary McKeown while studying for his degree and has recently completed a two-week residency and exhibition at Hull Time Based Arts, where he produced a body of new work.
future he's hoping that the monthly screenings at The Lamp will lead to bigger
and better things - they have already worked in collaboration with many other
screening organisations across the
feel very lucky to have done the course in
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