Great Lengths 2012 – the book, presents and illuminates the temporary artworks made by Gabie, in which representations of duration and distance draw together the physical construction of the Olympic Park and the extremities and habits of human performance.
guardian.co.uk, Sunday 20 May 2012 20.32 BST Neville Gabie’s next project will ‘explore how far away we might have moved from the original spirit of the Games’ Link here
Its difficult to get to, unglamorous and the screening of the film was in a disused Squash Court, but this was the perfect place to begin showing the film to the public. You could not find a greater contrast between the 300 million pound Aquatics Centre at the Olympic Park and the reality of sports… Read more »
I had to go to the Viewtube today for an interview and once again I was struck by the huge number of visitors come to look at the Olympic Park. I still cannot really understand the overwhelming interest that brings something like 100,000 visitors a month to look over a fence at the Park. Still… Read more »
Catch a sneak preview of this promo for the Twelve Seventy film before the official screenings. Twelve Seventy produced and directed by Neville Gabie and Dan Farberoff. Neville Gabie Artist in Residence on the Olympic Park during 2011 will present his film TwelveSeventy over three nights Newham Leisure Centre, 7th, 8th and 9th March, 6.30pm… Read more »
As part of the ‘Sparked’ series of exhibitions at the Viewtube and to show alongside my own exhibition there, Emma did an interview with me in my studio. The resulting four minute film is an edited version of that interview with Emma’s own beautifully shot views of the Olympic Park Site. Film by Emma Crouch… Read more »
Last year Nick Aldridge who produces Tateshots asked me if I would do a short interview with Pat Nevin and chat about POSTS. My ongoing photographic project documenting found goalposts around the world, a small part of which is in the Tate Gallery’s collection. To meet Pat, a football player from the 1980s whose skills… Read more »
After all the planning and negotiations it was fantastic to go on the tube in the morning and see the ‘Freeze Frame’ image everywhere. Alan, the editor at the Metro suggested it might even be the single biggest distribution of an artwork with a print run of 3 million. From the very beginning I felt… Read more »
The exhibition at the viewtube is up and today we did four screenings of ‘Twelve-Seventy’ filmed in the Olympic Pool. The viewtube also gave me the opportunity to see ‘Freeze Frame’ as a billboard for the first time. The billboard image is exactly the same dimensions as the Seurat painting – 3 metres x 2… Read more »
Twelve Seventy – a film about the life and work of one of the bus drivers taking workers to all parts of the Olympic Park will premiere in March at Newham Leisure Centre. 6.30pm, 7, 8, 9 March. Further details to follow.