COMPASS ME is an immersive environment by Rebecca E Marshall, Clare Whistler and Nichola Bruce, currently in development.
Nichola Bruce and Rebecca E Marshall have filmed a 360 degree immersive work that moves through the North, South, East and West of human emotion. A compass of feelings.
Performer Clare Whistler moves and shifts through moods; subtle glimmers, polar swings, frenzy and torpor.
Filmed in The Library of Water in Stykkisholmur, Iceland: The building overlooks the ocean and the town, and houses 24 glass columns containing water collected from the major glaciers around Iceland.
A single screen excerpt is being screened as part of Vessels of Water, a special event at Queen Mary University, 6pm on 7th May.
CONTACT TO ATTEND: REBECCA.E.MARSHALL@GMAIL.COM
Sunday May 2013, 12pm
London Sci-Fi Festival
Really enjoyed taking part in this event where I presented a talk about how new technology tries – and sometimes fails – to emulate unadorned human vision.
PhD Scholarship: A Hundred Parts, A Hundred Faces
Awarded a three-year practice-based PhD scholarship in film, with Exeter University and The London Film School .
Looking at themes of identity in film-essay, in relation to French Renaissance philosopher Michel de Montaigne
Awarded Arts Council Funding
The first part of ‘A Hundred Parts, A Hundred Faces’ has been awarded funding by The Arts Council UK and will be formed of six moving image works:
‘Of Age’ ‘The Force of the Imagination’ ‘Of Experience’ ‘Of Thumbs’ ‘Of Drunkenness’ ‘ That We Taste Nothing Pure’
STUDENT OSCARS: The Library of Burned Books
I was production designer for this short Sci-Fi film, Directed by the brilliant Alasdair Beckett-King (also excellent comedian)
I was delighted when it was nominated for the Student Oscars, though it didn’t win.
Glitter and Storm available now on Swandown DVD/BluRay
Water, sunlight, breathing and skin – this is a submersion into the joy of sea swimming by night and by day.
Really pleased that my short film has been released on the DVD of Swandown by Andrew Kotting as an extra feature.
Glitter and Storm is a series of moving portraits and interviews held exclusively in the sea off the coast of Hastings in the South East.
With what magic of witness Rebecca E Marshall has captured the marine process of reverse evolution: how citizens of Hastings long to become one with their neighbour ocean; how they twirl and twist in eroticised tumbles, feeling for gills, stroking salt-smoothed dolphin skins. Conversation is redundant, but they willingly squawk and squeal, attempting to articulate what they have already proved, so effortlessly, as their somersault, strip, micturate and moonworship. Artists and humans are made joyful in this banded horizontal world, where the camera, democratically, plunges beneath the rippling petroleum-jelly surface. Delightfully complemented with sounds alchemised by Susan Stenger, the fortunate amphibians crawl and cramp between transcendent glitter and the wild energies of advancing storm systems. This film is a delight, a drench, a dream: as reviving as the thing it depicts, the elective rinse in the English Channel. Iain Sinclair
British writer and filmmaker
2012 . Duration: 15mins