Shaun Gladwell artist talk
Celebrated contemporary artist discusses his work
Shaun Gladwell’s videos focus on how his subjects move. Breakdancers, skateboarders, beatboxers, BMX bike riders are filmed on the streets and in urban public spaces. Gladwell is himself a skateboarder and he creates a mesmerising dialogue between performance and street culture.
Join Gladwell as he discusses his practice and new work Broken Dance (Beatboxed) on display in the contemporary project space.
Image: Shaun Gladwell Broken Dance (Beatboxed) 2012 (detail), production still, two-channel synchronised video. Beatboxers: Marv-ill Superlungs, Belle Ehresmann aka Bellatrix (Boxettes). Dancers: Ashley Patricks aka Ghost (Soul Mavericks), Lexi Maize, Dannielle Lecointe aka Rhimes Lecointe. Image courtesy the artist & Anna Schwartz Gallery.