This video, shot by Reynir Hutber, documents Leslie Deere’s performance Modern Conjuring for Amateurs, which takes its title from the book by J.C. Cannell, a popular guide to learning tricks, conjuring and ventriloquism. Deere’s performance combined her performing arts dance background with her sonic arts training, as she created a shared experience, conjuring up sound and visuals with gesture.
All This Can Happen: Siobhan Davies in conversation with Gareth Evans
Created by Siobhan Davies and filmmaker David Hinton in 2012, All This Can Happen is a film constructed entirely from archive photographs and footage from the earliest days of cinema. Whitstable Biennale screened All This Can Happen on 8 June 2016) 2016. This was followed by this conversation between Davies and Whitstable Biennale 2016 Cinema curator Gareth Evans. (19m27s)