artplayer’s top-ranked videos

Need a break from the Olympics? artplayer has the remedy. This week we’re celebrating the most-watched videos on artplayer.

2,855 hits. Child’s Play via Grizedale Arts

Child’s Play is a forty minute musical covering the progression of British cultural history since the Festival of Britain in 1951. Written by Ray Davies, produced by Grizedale Arts and directed by Russell Peat, the play was performed by 6 students from John Ruskin School in Coniston. Click here to watch Child’s Play.

906 hits. inFocus – Edition 3 via artplayer

artplayer’s own inFocus is a monthly news series which showcases the best content from artplayer and partner organisations. In Edition 3, artplayer explores geese training to be taken to the moon for Republic of the Moon at FACT (Liverpool), an interview with film director Steve McQueen at Cornerhouse (Manchester), and a performance about play from Rambert Dance Company. Click here to watch inFocus – Edition 3.

856 hits. Zoe Bellof/ The Infernal Dream of Mutt & Jeff via Site Gallery

‘An inefficient gesture is money lost forever.’ New York-based artist Zoe Bellof explains her recent exhibition at Site Gallery in Sheffield. The show includes industrial training films about how to be more productive in the factory. The so-called title track of the interview is ‘The Infernal Dream of Mutt & Jeff’, an old black and white cartoon depicting two workers who eventually are thrown into hell fire. Click here to watch Zoe Bellof’s interview.

805 hits. Level Five – Brody Condon via Abandon Normal Devices Festival

For AND Festival last year in 2011, artist Brody Condon gave a performance workshop called Level Five at The Bluecoat in Liverpool. Brody explored the popularised self-actualisation seminars of the 1970s. Click here to watch Brody Condon’s Level Five.

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Carol Huston

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