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June 2005: Perplexed book release, launch party and exhibition.
Films In America 1929 -1969 is a wry new book work by Lady Lucy based on
a book she found in The Cube Cinema Green Room. A re-appropriation of the
first four decades of sound film, 41 film portraits - one for each year
- including The Lady Vanishes, Little Women, The Philadelphia Story, Rear
Window. The pictures don't explicitly spell out which film each drawing
represents, leaving the readers playing a guessing game. Collaborating
with Cube designer Richard Starzecki and Old School Cube film programmer
Ben Slater who has written a mesmerising piece of text to go in the ltd
Originally a Cube exhibition, this is the first series of new Perplexed
commissions. Perplexed is the Cube Cinema's publishing Imprint,
established to release a series of open themed projects and to involve and
inspire involvement among artists, photographers, designers, performers,
and the never ending array of creative people associated with our place.
Films In America 1929 -1969 is published in a limited edition of 100 on
June 25th in conjunction with Movieoke the latest post modern leisure
where it's karaoke except with films. Ever wanted to act out a scene from
you favourite film ? Nows your chance.
Heartthrobs , World Filmography 1968
To coincide with the book launch of Films In America Lady Lucy will be
presenting the latest works from her ongoing "Book Of Books" projects.
The Book of Books is an ongoing drawing investigation of old school
popular culture books that Lady Lucy finds in charity shops, car boot
fairs, 2nd hand book shops, garage sales, and other places that you'd find
the monochrome illustrations that Lady Lucy uses as her inspiration.
Heartthrobs are a series of portraits inspired by a book with a tag line "
The moody males of your dreams". World Filmography 1968 is an installation
composed of 100 drawings made from the photographic representations of a
text book film survey of 1968.