four films by jayne parker
jayne parker | uk, 2005-2018 | 70'
saturday 25.5.2019 17:30
guest: jayne parker
stationary music | jayne parker | united kingdom, 2005 | 15'
stationary music takes its name from the first movement of stefan wolpe's sonata 1 composed in 1925. it is introduced and performed by his daughter, pianist katharina wolpe. stationary music - music that doesn't develop / music that stands still. (jayne parker)
editing jayne parker | cinematography belinda parsons | sound john anderton | producer sally thomas | screening format file | distribution lux | copy source kurzfilmtage oberhausen
catalogue of birds: book 3 | jayne parker | united kingdom, 2006 | 15'
a visual interpretation of olivier messiaen's music for piano. the imagery and music evoke the habitat and song of these nocturnal birds. filmed in black and white, symbolic of the cycle of life and death, the owl is a harbinger of transformation, mediating between two worlds - the seen and the unseen, the physical and the spiritual. from the terror of night, the forest opens to grassland and we hear in the music, the transcendent song of the lark. (jayne parker)
editing jayne parker | cinematography jayne parker & belinda parsons | sound john anderton | screening format file | distribution / copy source lux
trilogy - kettle's yard | jayne parker | united kingdom, 2008 | 25'
linear construction, woman with arms crossed and arc form a trilogy of films set in kettle's yard, university of cambridge, featuring cellist anton lukoszevieze. they include art objects from the kettle's yard collection, opening up metaphorical space and meaning. these films are documents of musical performance: respectively, récitation (1980) by georges aperghis; sensitivo, per arco solo (1959) by sylvano bussotti; and raimondas rumsas (2002) by laurence crane. (jayne parker)
editing & cinematography jayne parker | sound john lely | screening format file | distribution / copy source lux
the oblique | jayne parker | united kingdom, 2018 | 12'
the music, blues in b flat by volker heyn, performed by cellist anton lukoszevieze, provides the framework for the oblique. the title comes from an instruction in the score: 'oblique down stroke' - a call to the cellist to use an oblique bow. in the film branches of magnolia extend into the empty cavity of the cello, the space where sound resonates. (jayne parker)
editing jayne parker | cinematography belinda parsons | sound greg bailey | producer christopher collins | screening format dcp | distribution lux | copy source kurzfilmtage oberhausen