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Movement of Fear 11

November 15th - December 14th 2017

Movement of Fear II, 2012 presents a sequence showing the surveillance of a Rodin sculpture in a museum. This illicit act, "No video, No Photography" is repeated in a highly styled colour-saturated screen: drawing on being 'watched' by gallery or museum security staff, and observing on that behaviour of control and artificial serenity within "the access of privilege". Colvin's film with its rising sense of urgency becomes a kind of miniature horror film-

- extract from Finding Your Name in a Library of Miracles: On Anne Colvin, Alex Hetherington/Modern Edinburgh Film School, 2013.

Accompanying this work is a new poem by Juniper Broughton, The Diagonal of May 23, 1963.

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The Diagonal of May 23, 1963

Fire, Money, Water, Sex
Command Performance
Raw Material – ok, ok, ok.

Gutter corner splash:
Night shift
The Hole.

Splitting: Four Corners
Looking Glass
Distance No object.

Cy+Roman Steps
Demetra (Demeter)

The Unbearable Lightness of Being


Juniper Broughton, 2017


Anne Colvin is an artist based in San Francisco and sometimes Scotland. Her work explores the tension between memory, material structure and moving image.

Juniper Boughton 1970: travelled around Scotland visiting from San Francisco. Spoke to the flowers up in Findhorn, spending some time at Summerhall in Edinburgh, a hot bed of radical mystics channeling animal spirits...


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