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James Edmonds

Artist-filmmaker and curator of Light Movement film series
b.1983 UK / Lives and works in Berlin


Fine Art Painting BA Hons, University of Brighton 2005
Foundation Diploma, Art and Design, City College Brighton 2002

Exhibitions / Screenings

ULTRAcinema 2017, Puebla, Mexico
Idiosyncratics label night (audiovisual performance), Cafe Central, Brussels
Âge d’Or Festival, CINEMATEK, Brussels
11472CTY (w. Petra Graf), 3 137, Athens
Fracto festival, ACUD macht neu, Berlin
Process Experimental Film Festival, Riga, Latvia
NE555, Kinodromo, Bologna
Nocturnal Reflections (solo screening), Macao, Milan
Metronomics, Another Vacant Space, Berlin
Autogestión (as part of MuseumMAN), Fundació Joan Miró, Barcelona
Underneath the Floorboards, Hackney Attic, London
The Material Question, (solo presentation) Directors Lounge, Z-Bar, Berlin
Overland - an Overview, (solo presentation/ edition launch) Grass Harp, Berlin
Sound Projections, film performance with live soundtrack, with Sylvia Schedelbauer & J. Surak, Spektrum Berlin
[auslands-filme], (solo presentation) Ausland, Berlin
Light Movement 11, Spektrum, Berlin
Another Vacant Space at Summa Contemporary, Madrid
Idiosyncratics label night (audiovisual performance), Cafe Central, Brussels
Fronteira International Documentary and Experimental Film Festival, Goiânia, Goiás, Brasil
Overland Collages, film performance with live soundtrack, with Esel Durch Wiederholung, eXperimontag, Mme Claude, Berlin
The Temenos Screening, Kino Xenix, Zurich
It Narratives: The Movement of Objects as Information (for David Horvitz), Franklin Street Works, Stamford CT, USA
Vom Anhalten des Verschwindens, Lamspringer September, Lamspringe, Germany
The Marble Publicist (with Daniel Kupferberg), Superposition, Lehrter Siebzehn, Berlin
The Silence of a Movement, curated by Susanne Neubauer and HBK Braunschweig. Another Vacant Space, Berlin
kino serie #3: 48 Fragments (solo presentation curated by Adam Nankervis), Another Vacant Space, Berlin
Dumbo Glow - Winter Videos in The Triangle, Curated by Leo Kuelbs and John Ensor Parker, New York
The Cuttıng Room, Nottingham Playhouse, Nottingham, UK
Material Cinema (Blue), film performance with live soundtrack, Salon Bruit in Tiefgrund, Berlin
Material Cinema, (solo exhibition/film performance, live sound), Echo Buecher, Berlin
<<ANTENNAE>> (within exhibition of Daniel Kupferberg) Another Vacant Space, Berlin
Light Movement Music, film performance with live soundtrack, Kunstfabrik am Flutgraben e.V, Berlin
Compounds of a Prism, Another Vacant Space, Berlin
Freitag Kino 4, august 20th, tamtamart, Berlin
Leistungsschau, Kunsthalle am Hamburger Platz, 10. bis 30. Juni, Berlin
Black Stars on a White Sky, 28th april-1st may 2011, Another Vacant Space, Berlin
grand officiallee opening of "................" / Opacity Materials (solo presentations/film screenings), wflctn at Artport, Berlin

Accidents/incidents and unpredicted events, Kinosaal in K77, Berlin
But what about the noise of crumpling paper..., wflctn at Artport, Berlin
Temporary Roots, (solo presentation) tamtamart, Berlin
File #1, an exhibition by St. & St., The Foundry, London
Glow, Z-Bar, Berlin

Inside Outside, film performance with live soundtrack, 113 Dalson Lane, London
Films Without Music (curated), Staalplaat Working Space, Berlin
A Spires Embers (Museum MAN), Eidos Foundation/Gogolfest, Mystetskyi Arsenal Lavra, Kiev
Should The World Break In (MuseumMAN) Bereznitsky Gallery, Kiev
Reliquaries of Empires Dust (MuseumMAN) Bereznitsky Gallery, Berlin
Mobile, Norwich Arts Centre, Norwich UK

Live Sound and Super8 Films (audiovisual performance) with Lara Schroder, Electronic Church, Berlin
Oil Rig Catering, The Permanent Gallery, Brighton (as part of Oil Rig Catering tour)

Art in the Age of New Technologies, ACCEA, Armenia
Progart, University of Brighton, Brighton UK
Music performances at various locations between 2006 and 2013
Light Movement, monthly film series in Berlin, 2015-present ( light-movement.blogspot.de )
Light Movement Amsterdam - as part of Alanna Lawley Residency, Hotel Maria Kapel, Hoorn, Amsterdam, 2017
Light Movement Athens - as part of 11472CTY (with Petra Graf), 3 137, Athens, 2017
We Need These Images, James Harrison, Richard Forbes-Hamilton, Alex Crocker, wflctn at Artport, Berlin, 2011
But what about the noise of crumpling paper..., wflctn at Artport, Berlin, 2010
Films Without Music, Staalplaat Working Space, Berlin, 2009
Shipments of Time: some fragments for Jeannette, Jeannette Muñoz - The Landscape As a Sea, Revista Lumiere, 2017
To Stan Brakhage, la furia umana 27, 2015

Movement and Stillness, L’emergere del possibile, Francesca Rusalen & Francesco Cazzin 2017 (Ital.)
Overland, L’emergere del possibile, Francesca Rusalen & Francesco Cazzin 2017 (Ital.)
Chaos Versus Frame: in conversation with James Edmonds, la furia umana 28, Toni D’Angela 2016 (ENG.)
Lo splendore del mondo, o la politica della bellezza, la furia umana 26, Toni D’Angela 2015 (Ital.)
Overland (An Overview), edition box, Grass Harp 2016
The Silence of a Movement catalogue, Susanne Neubauer and HBK Braunschweig, 2014
The End Is The Beginning catalogue/CD, Sleep Disorders, 2013
Wafflecotton, personal imprint for music releases ( wafflecotton.blogspot.de ) 2006-2013
various other audio releases since 2005
Seasons/Patterns, (in progress 2018), super8, 10 min, colour/b&w, silent
A Return, (in progress 2018), 16mm, 4 min, colour, silent
Overland, 2016, super 8, 22min, colour/b&w, sound
Movement and Stillness, 2014/2015, super 8, 10min, colour, silent
Sternwarten der Welt/Sun Documents, 2011, super 8, colour, soundtrack
Inside/Outside, 2008/2015, super 8, 7min, colour, soundtrack
Fragments/Structures, 2007/2015, super 8, 6min, colour, silent/soundtrack
Fleeting Landscape, 2006/07, super 8, variable durations, colour, silent
After Hours, 2005, super-8 transferred to SD, 07’18”, colour, sound
Overland (An Overview), C90 cassette (as part of edition box), Grass Harp, 2016
A Meditation, A Film, A Fortune, C34 Cassette, Midnight Circles, 2015
Test01 (mix C) included on The End Is The Beggining (compilation), CD, Sleep Disorders, 2013
The Uncarved Block, wafflecotton limited edition cdr, 2013
Notes from the World, wafflecotton, 2012
Nacht Licht, wafflecotton, 2011
Sun Materials, wafflecotton, 2010
Machine Threads, wafflecotton, 2010
Opening Boxes included on Berlin Tape Run (compilation), C40, Staaltape, 2010
Stammtisch, cdr, wafflecotton, 2008
31:44 (with Richard Scott), cdr, wafflecotton, 2008
Necktar 2017, online compilation, 2008
Night Journey, web release, Four Directional Doubt, France, 2008
Last Dregs, web release, Idiosyncratics Records, Belgium, 2008
A Material Process, cdr, wafflecotton, 2007
Wood & Concrete, cdr, Heretic Records, Italy, 2007
Turntable Addaptions 1, cdr, wafflecotton, 2007
Nectar VI, online compilation, 2006
October, cdr, wafflecotton, 2006
Temporary Adjustments for Winter, cdr, wafflecotton, 2006
Almost Live, cdr, wafflecotton, 2006
Towards the Belly of a Fictional Machine, cdr, wafflecotton, 2006
An Introduction To..., self released cassette, 2005
In Search of a Sound: 4-Track Recordings, self released cdr, 2005
Leisure & Tourism, self released cdr, 2004
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