About : A Short Film about War is a narrative documentary artwork made entirely from information found on the worldwide web. In ten minutes this two screen movie takes viewers around the world to a variety of war zones as seen through the collective eyes of the online photo sharing community Flickr, and as witnessed by a variety of existing military and civilian bloggers. See the film at animateprojects.org.
Published by Animate Projects, February 2010
Lisa Le Feuvre is a curator and writer based in London. She is Senor Lecturer in the Department of Art at Goldsmiths. Between 2005 and 2009 she directed the contemporary art programme at the National Maritime Museum, commissioning work by Dan Holdsworth, Esther Shalev-Gerz, Lawrence Weiner, Simon Patterson, Renée Green and Jeremy Millar. In 2009 she curated the exhibitions Joachim Koester: Poison Protocols and Other Histories at Stills, Edinburgh and Economies of Attention from the Arts Council of England Collection. In 2010-11 she will co-curate with Tom Morton British Art Show 7 and edit Failure, published by MIT Press / Whitechapel Art Gallery.
Animate Projects Limited is a UK-based, not-for-profit arts organisation, developing initiatives that explore the relationship between art and animation, and the place of animation and its concepts in contemporary art practice. We offer artists a unique space to create work and develop initiatives that allow an international audience to engage with the work via broadcast, gallery, cinema and online. Animate Projects is supported by the National Lottery through Arts Council England. animateprojects.org
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